[Anglican Mission in America] August 8, 2005--The Anglican Mission in America is announcing an important appointment to its staff of the National Mission Resource Center at Pawleys Island, South Carolina. The Rev. Paul Briggs has been named Chief Operating Officer for the AMiA, and will move from Raleigh, NC where he serves as Deacon at Church of the Apostles. Paul is currently Vice-President of Commercial Banking with Branch Banking and Trust Company, Inc. (BB&T), one of the top financial holding companies in the country . At BB&T since 1997, Paul has focused his efforts on advising churches and non-profits. Paul brings a unique combination of business and ministry gifts and experience to this vital role.