W hite-Ranson was incorporated in 1964 with Gus Jr. president. Upon the death of Gus Jr. in 1977, Barry White became president. In 1978, W.D. Bramham sold his stock to Oliver Gilliam and Mark McCullough (who joined the firm in 1976). Vivian Whitehead came to the firm in 1978, and, in 1980, the fourth generation of Whites, Gus B. "Bart" White, IV, became an employee.