Category Archives: Banking

Wells Fargo Donates $1.1 Million for Hurricane Irma Relief

MIAMI, September 11, 2017 – Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) announced today it is donating a total of $1.1 million to support Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Florida and the Caribbean. The company’s donation includes $500,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, $500,000 to local nonprofits focused on relief efforts in the immediate future,…
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Elizabeth Krawcheck Rodgers Appointed Senior Vice President, Regional Relationship Manager at Synovus/NBSC

[caption id="attachment_11006" align="alignleft" width="235"] Elizabeth K. Rodgers, Synovus/NBSC[/caption] Elizabeth Krawcheck Rodgers Appointed Senior Vice President, Regional Relationship Manager at Synovus/NBSC Synovus/NBSC today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Krawcheck Rodgers as senior vice president, regional relationship manager, with responsibility for leading the Synovus Trust team across South Carolina. Rodgers was previously with Wells Fargo for 17…
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W. Bruce Wrenn Joins Ameris Bank as Commercial Banker

COLUMBIA, S.C., – Ameris Bank Columbia Market President Mze Wilkins is excited to announce that W. Bruce Wrenn has joined the Columbia banking team as a commercial lender. He will focus on further developing commercial banking relationships through the growth of business deposits and loans. “Bruce is a well-respected leader in the banking industry,” said…
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Lloyd Hendricks Named to Business Development Corporation’s Executive Committee

Lloyd I. Hendricks, a longtime banker, attorney, legislator and civic leader, has been named to the Executive Committee of the Business Development Corporation of South Carolina (BDC). Hendricks began his banking career at the former First National Bank of South Carolina in 1968 after graduating from USC’s Law School. He later held senior management positions…
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Southern First Hires New Executives

[gallery columns="2" size="full" link="file" ids="10761,10762"] Greenville, South Carolina, August 8, 2017 – Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, is pleased to announce that J. Fitzhugh “Fitz” King and R. Seabrook “Brook” Moore have joined the bank as Team Leaders in the Columbia market. Fitz King, Senior Vice President and a native of…
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AgFirst hires two senior executives

COLUMBIA, SC – AgFirst Farm Credit Bank in Columbia has hired two new senior officers, Will Brown and Sam Esfahani. Brown is the bank’s new chief credit officer. He previously worked at First Citizens Bank & Trust of North Carolina, where he was involved in the integration of the wholesale functions between First Citizens’ North…
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Resource Financial Services Expands with New Mortgage Bankers and Locations

Resource Financial Services, an independently owned full-service mortgage company serving the southeast, is pleased to announce the addition of nine mortgage bankers and four new locations in the Carolinas to better serve their customers. Five experienced mortgage lenders from The Knorr Group in Harrisburg, North Carolina have joined the team at Resource Financial Services. The…
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Resource Financial Services expands with new mortgage bankers and locations

Resource Financial Services, an independently owned full-service mortgage company serving the southeast, is pleased to announce the addition of nine mortgage bankers and four new locations in the Carolinas to better serve their customers. Five experienced mortgage lenders from The Knorr Group in Harrisburg, North Carolina have joined the team at Resource Financial Services. The…
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SAFE Executive Named to National Panel

SUMTER, South Carolina, July 11, 2017 – Toby Hayes, vice president of marketing at SAFE Federal Credit Union, has been named to a national committee of credit union marketers that is addressing the issue of member loyalty. Hayes is one of about a dozen members of the committee, which consists of marketing executives from credit unions…
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SAFE Federal Credit Union Names Three Assistant VPs to Oversee Branches

SUMTER, South Carolina, July 24, 2017 – Three new assistant vice presidents have been named at SAFE Federal Credit Union, as the credit union reorganizes the oversight of its 19 branches throughout the Midlands. Jennifer Webb, Brandon Oliver, and Andrew Huckeba stepped into the new roles after serving as regional branch directors. They will share…
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