Sackett Wood is a native of Lynchburg, Virginia. He graduated from E.C. Glass High School in 1983 and went on to graduate from the University of Virginia with a BA in English in 1987. He began his career in banking, working for First Union (now Wells Fargo) upon graduation as a Commercial Lender in Charlotte, NC and Columbia, SC. Wood then joined Moore & Giles in 1990 as a sales associate. In 1993, he became Vice President and then President in 2006. He currently serves as the company’s CEO. Wood has been married to his wife Alex Perrow Wood for 27 years, and they have three sons.