Dillon Vess
Dillon Vess Partner, EMWP Financial Advisor, RJFS

Dillon combines an analytical background with a commonsense mindset and approaches investors’ challenges and opportunities with a high level of empathy and communication.  While he specializes in portfolio management and financial analysis, he also enjoys helping clients plan for and navigate through financial milestones. 

Dillon’s attention to detail, long-term approach, and level head make him a trusted partner to families, small businesses, and institutions.  His passion for finance started before college and include an experience interning with one of his professional coaches and mentors, Benjamin Lewis, cofounder of Elk Mountain Wealth Partners.


  • Elk Mountain Wealth Partners – October 2020 to Present
  • Riddle Oil Co., Inc – April 2020 to October 2020
  • Shore Capital Partners – May 2019 to April 2020
  • Nashville Capital Network (MBA Student) – January 2018 to August 2018
  • Raymond James Investment Bank – December 2014 to June 2017


  • Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management
    • Master of Business Administration, with Highest Honors (Phi Beta Kapa)
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Admiration, with Distinction
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Bachelor of Science in Political Science, with Distinction


  • UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, Kenan Scholars Board of Mentors
  • Wine to Water, Volunteer
  • GracePoint Church H3 Collective, Volunteer
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