W. Briggs Burton is a Registered Wealth Management Client Associate with The Corey Group at Merrill Lynch, where he has worked since 2021. Prior to his career in wealth management, Briggs worked for multiple nonprofits in development, operational, and communications roles. A native of southeastern Virginia, Briggs graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in history from Hampden-Sydney College, where he was a Patrick Henry Honors Scholar and twice served as a Student Fellow at the Wilson Center for Leadership in the Public Interest.

In addition to his role at DCPBK, Briggs is also the Director of Development for the Loudoun Lyric Opera and a member of the board of trustees of Bel Cantanti Opera in Rockville, Maryland. In his free time, Briggs is an avid theatregoer, book collector, and rural conservationist.