Bailey Bartee, CFP®, MBA

Bailey Bartee is Managing Director at Vine & Branch Capital. He was formerly a Senior Vice President – Investment Officer at Wells Fargo Advisors. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Bailey has passed the rigorous qualifications to carry the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification and as a CFP® professional, he helps analyze every aspect of his clients’ financial lives – including assets, liabilities and cash flow, current insurance coverages, and investment and tax strategies – and executes approved plans designed to help achieve well-defined objectives. This includes meeting to review progress toward reaching financial goals and making necessary adjustments to his recommendations.

Bailey is also among a very select group of Wells Fargo Advisors’ 16,000 financial professionals who meet the stringent standards required to serve as Private Investment Management (PIM) Portfolio Managers. Additionally, he has been designated in 2013 as one of the firm's Platinum Council members. 

Prior to joining Wells Fargo Advisors, Bailey served for nine years in the U.S. Army National Guard. He is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom II, where he served as a battery commander. Through his military service, he held various staff and leadership positions. He achieved and held the rank of captain before being honorably discharged.

Bailey holds a bachelor's degree in business economics from Wofford College and an MBA from the McColl School of Business of Queens University. He completed the CFP® Program at Queens University and has passed the CFP® exam. Bailey is also a member of the Financial Planning Association of Charlotte.

He is a past Master of Masons and lifetime member of Alpine Lodge No. 208, in Clover, SC, and he is a Noble Shriner with the Hejaz Shrine Temple of Greenville, SC. Bailey is a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a perpetual member of the Scottish Rite in Guthrie, OK. He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and is a lifetime member of the National Eagle Scout Association.

Bailey is also a member of Southpark United Methodist Church in Charlotte and serves on the Endowment Committee. He and his wife, Brandi, have three beautiful children.

*The Platinum Council (previously known as Premier Advisor) distinction is held by a select group of Financial Advisors within Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network as measured by completion of educational components, business production based on the past year, and professionalism. Additional criteria, best practices and team structure, may also be used to determine recipients.