Wallace - Williams

  • Posted: Sunday, July 28, 2013 12:01 a.m.
    UPDATED: Monday, July 29, 2013 9:50 a.m.
Whitney Wallace and Brannon Williams
Whitney Wallace and Brannon Williams

Mona Lisa and Leo Wallace III of Salisbury, North Carolina, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Virginia Wallace, to Brannon Arthur Williams, son of Carl Robert Williams II and LaDonna Jean Thompson of Athens, Georgia.

Whitney is the granddaughter of the late Betty Everhart Lane and Spencer Caldwell Lane, Sr. of Beauford, North Carolina, and the late Virginia Shaver Wallace and Leo Wallace, Jr., of Salisbury, North Carolina. Whitney is a Class of 2000 graduate of Salem Academy high school in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She received her undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Juris Doctorate Degree from Wake Forest University School of Law. She is a practicing attorney with the law firm of Wallace and Graham, P.A. concentrating her practice in workers’ compensation and civil litigation. Whitney serves on several national, state, and local boards including the Board of Governors for American Advocates for Justice (AAJ and NCAJ), the Young Alumnae Board of Wake Forest School of Law, and the Board of Trustees for Historic Salisbury Foundation (HSF).


Brannon is the grandson of Barbra Jean Thompson and the late Donald Arthur Thompson, of Athens, Georgia, and the late Myrtle Margaret and Carl Robert Williams, Sr. of Athens, Georgia. Brannon is a Class of 2000 graduate from Central Cabarrus High School. He enlisted in the United States Army, serving multiple tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan while assigned to 1st Ranger Battalion 75th Ranger. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He received his Masters of Business Administration in the Executive MBA program from the McColl School of Business at Queens University. Brannon is a Marketing and Sales Analyst with Agility Recovery Solutions in Charlotte, North Carolina. He serves on several state and local boards, and enjoys mentoring veteran entrepreneurs.

The couple is planning a fall wedding at the Hambley-Wallace Mansion in Salisbury, North Carolina.

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