Category Archives: Banking

South State Bank Names Jackie Smith Director of Public Relations

(COLUMBIA, SC – April 5, 2018) South State Bank announced that Jackie Smith has joined the company as director of Public Relations. Smith comes to the role after nearly 18 years in the global commercial nuclear industry. She brings a comprehensive, strategic background in media relations, crisis communications, community relations and marketing communications. In her…
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Spitzmiller Named South Carolina Commercial Sales Leader

(COLUMBIA, SC – March 22, 2018)  South State Bank today announced that Mike Spitzmiller has been named the South Carolina Commercial Sales leader and executive vice president. In this role, Spitzmiller will have responsibility for developing relationships with middle-market companies across South Carolina. He will continue to serve in his current role as commercial banking executive…
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Christi Boland Named Senior Vice President

(COLUMBIA, SC – Feb. 22, 2018)  South State Bank announced that Christi Boland has been named senior vice president, responsible for managing enterprise risk. In her role, she leverages her nine years of experience to design, execute and maintain the enterprise risk management program for South State. Prior to this role, she served as the…
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Schline named Carolinas CU League President/CEO, effective July 1, 2018

21-year veteran of the League began as its director of governmental affairs Raleigh, NC and Columbia, SC—The Carolinas Credit Union League (CCUL) Board of Directors has selected Dan Schline to serve as its next president and CEO. The selection comes after a national search conducted by CU Resources, Inc. Schline will assume the role on…
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Southern First Promotes Executives

Columbia, South Carolina, February 13, 2018 – Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, is pleased to announce the following promotions in the Columbia market. Scott Bailey to Executive Vice President, Senior Mortgage Executive Andrew Kirkpatrick to Vice President, Client Officer Jordan Quinzi to Assistant Vice President, Client Officer “We…
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Two directors elected to AgFirst Farm Credit Bank board

[gallery link="file" columns="2" size="full" ids="13330,13329"] COLUMBIA, SC – AgFirst Farm Credit Bank has elected two new directors and re-elected two current directors to four-year terms, all of whom will serve on the Board of Directors for the Columbia-based bank until Dec. 31, 2021. William J. Franklin Jr. of Duffield, Va., and James Alvin Lyons of…
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SAFE Federal Credit Union Names Robin Kelly its Director of Compliance

SUMTER, South Carolina, January 23, 2018 – Robin Kelly, who has worked at SAFE Federal Credit Union for 18 years, has been named the credit union’s Director of Compliance. Kelly was SAFE’s Card Services Manager for more than a decade, after starting with the credit union in 2000 as a switchboard operator, working her way…
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Ameris Bank Announces Promotion of Richard Sturm and Mze Wilkins

[gallery columns="2" link="file" size="full" ids="13081,13082"] Ameris Bank Announces Promotion of Richard Sturm and Mze Wilkins COLUMBIA, S.C., – Ameris Bank President Lawton E. Bassett, III is pleased to announce the promotion of senior leaders, H. Richard Sturm and Mze Wilkins. Sturm was recently appointed as director of commercial banking and will oversee multiple divisions of…
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Thomas Anderson Named Senior Vice President

South State Bank announced that Thomas H. Anderson has been named senior vice president. [caption id="attachment_12837" align="alignleft" width="300"] Thomas H. Anderson[/caption] Anderson joined South State in 2007 as a management associate and credit analyst.  In 2009, he moved to Charleston to accept a commercial banking role. A graduate of the University of the South, Anderson…
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