Category Archives: Banking

Southern First Hires Chief Banking Officer

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, is pleased to announce the appointment of Cal Hurst as Executive Vice President, Chief Banking Officer. Hurst has worked in the banking industry for the past 13 years, helping clients grow their businesses and plan for their future. He is passionate about creating…
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Bank of America Private Bank Expands South Carolina Team

Bank of America Private Bank today announced two strategic new hires, emphasizing the firm’s ongoing commitment to the Columbia, South Carolina community. Columbia is home to 826,600 residents and boasts an unemployment rate of just 3.8 percent, while household income growth is 2.6 percent, according to Forbes. “By bringing in our best professionals, we will…
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Allsouth Federal Credit Union Opens New Branch At Killian’s Crossing

Allsouth Federal Credit Union Opens New Branch At Killian’s Crossing Columbia, SC – AllSouth Federal Credit Union has opened their new full-service branch located at 1280 Roberts Branch Parkway in Columbia. The new location, designed by Studio 2LR and built by Buchanan Construction Services, features drive-thru services, ATM services, and Saturday hours. The new location…
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Resource Financial Services Increases Loan Volume Significantly in 2018

[caption id="attachment_19662" align="alignleft" width="300"] A. Wade Douroux, President and CEO of Resource Financial Services[/caption] Resource Financial Services, an independently owned full-service mortgage company serving the Southeast, announced its best year in total volume. The company showed significant growth in total volume of loan originations in 2018, added new loan officers and increased its service areas.…
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Southern First Bank Announces Executive Promotion

[caption id="attachment_19181" align="alignleft" width="300"] Blake Taylor[/caption] Southern First Bank is pleased to announce that Blake G. Taylor has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Columbia Regional Executive. Blake’s leadership role will include the growth and performance of the entire Columbia market. Taylor currently serves as Vice Chair of the Emerging Leaders Board with the…
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Synovus Names Dallas and Gunnlaugsson to South Carolina Advisory Board

[gallery columns="2" link="file" size="full" ids="19131,19132"] COLUMBUS, GA., Jan. 7, 2019 — Synovus announced the appointment of Carlton Dallas and Rebecca Gunnlaugsson to its South Carolina Advisory Board. Dallas is managing director of Hilton Head-based Dallas International Trading and Solutions and Gunnlaugsson is principal of Columbia-based Acuitas Economics. “Carlton and Rebecca are highly respected leaders and…
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AllSouth FCU/Vet’s Christmas Charity Ride

Columbia, SC – On Sunday, December 9th, AllSouth Federal Credit Union donated a record number of gifts to the 2018 Vet’s Christmas Charity Ride. With designated drop off locations at AllSouth’s 23 branch locations, AllSouth employees and members donated over 5,100 gift items such as blankets, clothing, and toiletries plus over $650 in cash. Patients…
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Anna Locke Joins Southern First Bank Board of Directors

[caption id="attachment_18757" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Anna Locke[/caption] Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, is pleased to announce that Anna T. Locke has joined the company and bank as Director. Locke is president and owner of A.T. Locke, PC, an outsourced accounting management company. She is a Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”)…
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New directors elected to AgFirst Farm Credit Bank board

COLUMBIA, SC – AgFirst Farm Credit Bank stockholders have elected two new directors and re-elected a current director to four-year terms. All three will begin their terms on the Board of Directors for the Columbia-based bank Jan. 1, 2019, and will serve until Dec. 31, 2022. Thomas E. Porter Jr. of Concord, N.C., and Jack…
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