Paul W. Ashworth
First Vice President – Investments
Danville Branch Manager

Before entering the securities industry in 2005, Paul spent 20 years in the tobacco industry and served as the Director of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations for Dibrell Brothers Inc., which later merged to become DIMON Incorporated. At DIMON Paul was head of investor relations for the international leaf tobacco merchant. Paul joined the leaf sales group at DIMON where he was a Vice President for global sales to world’s third largest tobacco manufacturer. His extensive international travel took him to more than a dozen countries on five continents and reaffirmed his belief in the absolute necessity of financial as well as geographic diversification. Through these experiences, Paul developed an affinity for the markets and investing that lead him to a career at Davenport & Company LLC. 

Paul offers a valuable perspective to his clients with his strong executive management skills coupled with international business experience. He believes in a comprehensive approach to wealth management including an integrated process designed to help his clients accumulate, protect, and distribute wealth during their lifetime and through their legacies, using tax-intelligent solutions.* In the end, Paul’s objective is simple: to help clients acheive their life financial goals with custom investment advice and outstanding personal service. 

Paul earned his Bachelor of Science and Master’s Degree, both in Economics, from North Carolina State University. He and his wife, Kimm, have three sons, Josh, Caleb and Eli.  

*Davenport & Company is a financial services firm and does not provide tax or legal advice. Please consult your professional accounting or legal advisors prior to acting on any information provided by us that may have an effect in these areas.


Paul Ashworth is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority to offer securities services to clients who reside in Florida, Iowa, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Paul is licensed to offer insurance and annuity products to residents in North Carolina and Virginia.