RALEIGH– Capital Investment Companies, one of the largest independent financial services and brokerage firms in the Southeast, has named John Hensley to its growing stable of independent investment brokers.

The firm now has 190 brokers throughout the Southeast managing over $1.5 billion in assets.

Hensley brings more than 14 years of wealth management experience to Capital and will serve customers from Wilmington, N.C. Prior to joining the firm, Hensley held positions with Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. He is a licensed financial representative in South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Virginia and North Carolina.

Capital Investment Companies is comprised of Capital Investment Brokerage, Inc., and Capital Investment Group, Inc., registered broker/dealers (Members NASD/SIPC), and their affiliates.

Headquartered in Raleigh, The firm sells a wide variety of financial services.