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Gordy A. Wilhite
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National Sales Manager
CNL Securities

Gordy A. Wilhite

“Look for 3 things in a person. Intelligence, Energy, & Integrity. If they don’t have the last one, don’t even bother with the first two.” - Warren Buffet 


  • National Sales Manager, CNL Securities


Gordy Wilhite is the national sales manager for CNL Securities’, member FINRA/SIPC.  CNL Securities is a national leader in raising capital from the broker-dealer community and, since its inception in 1982, has raised more than $19 billion in private and public offerings. 

In this role, Mr. Wilhite oversees all sales efforts to promote the wholesale distribution of, and raise capital for, the alternative investment products distributed through CNL's multi-product platform. He is also involved in the development and execution of CNL’s sales, marketing, channel, and product strategies.  

Mr. Wilhite was previously senior vice president/regional sales manager handling the eastern half of the United States. Prior to that role he was vice president of sales responsible for a territory based out of Denver. This territory was consistently a top 2 territory in production. 


B.S., Business and Economics, Wheaton College
FINRA Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses