Stuart Walston – Principal

Stuart-Walston-JrThroughout his professional career, Stuart Walston, a native of Wilson, NC, has been strongly committed to the growth and well-being of the community through both business and volunteer leadership.

With a degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Stuart managed the finances, strategic planning and business development for an interior design and furniture retail firm in Wilson, NC for over 30 years. Taking over as president in 1981, Stuart was instrumental in growing the firm to manage accounts spanning over 17 states. He has extensive experience in property management and enjoys seeking out new opportunities for entrepreneurial and real estate investments.

Stuart is also equally dedicated to serving others and giving back to the community. He has served in various leadership roles on local boards and volunteer organizations including the Wilson Education Partnership, Wilson County Community Foundation, Barton College and the Wilson Downtown Development Committee.

Now Stuart couples his passions for business development and helping others in his role as founder and principal of Capital Business Group. Stuart’s mission is to connect individuals with business opportunities that will make them successful not only in their careers, but also in life.