SEPI is pleased to announce that Rick Edwards has joined the Raleigh office as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Edwards brings over 30 years of financial and management experience to the company. Before joining SEPI, he served as CFO for Trust Atlantic Bank, as well as other well-known local financial institutions including over 12 years at Bank of America and 10 years with Ernest and Young. His areas of expertise include developing processes and procedures, compliance, managing core financial activities, and implementing best practices. Rick graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign and has passed the CPA exam.