Ballantyne Magazine covers news, events, real estate, restaurants, shopping, health, schools and business in the upscale Ballantyne Area of Charlotte, NC.
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faces | BALLANTYNE WIL BROOKS Birthplace: Macon, Miss. Job: Owner and Agent, State Farm at Ballantyne. What do you like most about your job? I enjoy helping my clients protect their assets and plan for their family's future. I also enjoy giving them reassurance during times of unexpected stress. What's your guilty pleasure? Watching "House of Cards" on Netfix with my wife. Do you live in Ballantyne? No, SouthPark. What is your favorite Ballantyne-area restaurant? Blue Taj in Ballantyne Village. What is your favorite outdoor activity? Golf! Describe your dream vacation. Return to the beach at Turks & Caicos. Play St. Andrews in Scotland. What would your theme song be for walking into a room? "Ain't No Stopping Us Now" by McFadden & Whitehead. What is your favorite news source? CNN. I would be rather caught dead than wear _____. Black socks with shorts. What charitable organizations are you involved with? The Morrison Family YMCA and Rotary. The YMCA provides so many services to families, strengthening the body and mind in a healthy, active environment. Rotary is dedicated to service above self. It provides a way for business people to connect while giving back to both their local community and the world at large. What is your biggest pet peeve? Emails — when people hit "Reply All." What is a hidden gem in Ballantyne? Gallery Restaurant at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge. Share something that someone would never guess about you. I have bachelor's and master's degrees in chemistry. BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE 31 SPRING 2016