Environmentalist joins Krull & Company investment services team

July 22, 2013

Krull & Company, a leading socially and environmentally responsible financial services firm, has announced the addition of Neill Yelverton as the company’s newest investment advisor located in Asheville. In keeping with the firm’s mission, Neill will be working with individuals, non-profits and small businesses, helping them to align their investments with their values.

Yelverton holds a B.S. in Wildlife Science from North Carolina State University and a M.B.A. from Western Carolina University where he completed independent study in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability in Business. He spent the last decade in an environmental career working for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, and private environmental companies. He currently serves on the steering committee for the Western North Carolian Water Quality Collaborative, a partnership of environmental organizations working to improve water quality across the region.

“I’m excited to join Krull & Company because they recognize and work at the intersection of environmental responsibility and business,” says Yelverton. “Investing with values is a win-win for everyone. At Krull & Company, I’ll be working with investors and businesses who want to particpate in and influence sustainability both individually and for our planet. The overall mission of Krull & Company resonates with who I am personally and professionally. I have a passion for helping people to plan a great future for themselves, but also for helping corporations do things that impact our world in a much more positive way.”

“We’re very excited to have Neill on board,” says Krull & Company president and founder Peter Krull.  “His deep environmental experience and understanding coupled with his MBA give him great perspective on the work we’re doing here.”

Headquartered in Asheville, NC, Krull & Company was founded in 2004 and has additional virtual offices in Virginia and Georgia. the firm specializes in socially and environmentally responsible investment management, including custom designed responsible portfolios and financial planning. Clients include individuals, trusts, non-profit endowments and small business retirement plans. A leader in aligning investments with values, Krull & Company helps clients to make sound investments with companies that make a positive difference int he world.