About Charles W. “Woody” Aud, Benefits Counselor
Accredited VA Claims Agent #68X
Woody Aud is Manager and Supervising General Agent of the Dallas, NC branch office for Southern Financial Consultants. Dallas is near Charlotte, NC.
Woody was born and raised in Savannah, GA until moving to the Atlanta, GA area to attend college. He and Franda, his bride of 33 years, currently reside in Dallas, NC. They have two Sons, a Daughter-In-Law, and a soon to be Daughter-In-Law (all away at school). Franda’s Mother, Francis, who is now 90 years young is also a part of our family.
After college, Woody worked for 23 years in the Property & Casualty Insurance industry evaluating risk exposures for commercial insurers of fire and boiler & machinery insurance, and well as loss adjustment. Woody became Adjustment Manager in Charlotte, NC and managed a staff of five adjusters. A company merger and downsizing allowed Woody the opportunity to began his second career in Life & Health Insurance and Financial Services, including Veterans Benefits, and now has over 13 years experience in this field.
Our experiences seeing the stress and trials of our parents as they cared for our Grand Parents, and the toll it took on their health, and Franda & I caring for my Father who lived to be age 94, and are now caring for Franda’s Mother at age 90 has provided 1st hand knowledge and understanding of what families experience in these situations. This experience has aroused a real passion surrounding helping our seniors and our veterans secure their Benefits, Lifestyle and Legacy.
Franda and Woody are both very active in their church and is a Past President of Lions Club International. Woody is the Director of the Charlotte Regional Senior Care Planning Council and a member of the North Carolina Senior Care Council as well as the National Care Planning Council. Woody is also the owner and managing General Agent of the Dallas, NC branch of Southern Financial Consultants, Inc., located at 303 W Trade Street, Dallas, NC 28034.
Woody is an Accredited VA Claims Agent for the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for Veterans benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). He is licensed in insurance and securities and holds the following licenses: FINRA Securities series 6, 7 and 63. Woody is a Registered Representative with Symetra Investment Services, Inc. Additionally, Woody holds his Life, Health, Medicare Supplement, and Long Term Care Insurance licenses. Contact Woody at (704) 675-8180.
Helping Veterans and Seniors Secure their Benefits, Lifestyle and Legacy!