Aug 11, 2021
Welcome to Business North Carolina's Weekly Roundup, serving up interviews with some of the Tar Heel State's most interesting people. On today's episode, we are joined by Hunter Westbrook, the president of HomeTrust Bank of Asheville. He describes how the largest financial institution based in western North Carolina has grown to nearly $4 billion in assets since converting to a mutual savings and loan in 2012. The West Virginia University graduate discusses competition with megabanks and fintech companies and the rapid growth of the Asheville economy.