Shirley Fulton, former North Carolina Superior Court judge, is now a member of Evergreen Investments’ board of trustees, the company announced.

The addition of Fulton, a partner at law firm Helms, Henderson & Fulton, makes Evergreen's board 90% independent. The board's chairman, Michael Scofield, is also independent. Evergreen, the investment management wing of Wachovia, had almost $250 billion assets under management as of March 31, 2004.

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