Category Archives: Banking

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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United Community Bank Promotes Dixon Woodward to State Leadership Role

United Community Bank is pleased to announce Dixon Woodward has been promoted to State President for South Carolina and Coastal Georgia. Woodward has nearly two decades of banking experience, much of it in the Coastal Carolinas region. He joined United Community Bank in 2015 and as Regional President for South Carolina, has been a significant…
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Ameris Bank Launches 9th Annual Helping Fight Hunger Food Drive Initiative

Ameris Bank announces its 9th annual Helping Fight Hunger food drive initiative taking place during October. All Ameris Bank locations are collecting nonperishable food items to donate to local food banks as part of the company-wide initiative. The Helping Fight Hunger initiative will unite all bank locations, divisions, customers and community members to one common…
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United Community Banks, Inc. President Of Community Banking To Retire

United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) (“United”) announced today that President of Community Banking Bill Gilbert will retire effective February 2019, after 18 years with United and 42 years in banking. Gilbert joined United Community Bank in 2000 and has been chiefly responsible for ensuring quality, consistency and success among branch offices as the company…
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Will Holmes named Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking

[caption id="attachment_17322" align="alignleft" width="240"] Will Holmes headshot[/caption] Will Holmes has been named Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking at PNC Bank for Columbia, SC and surrounding counties. He comes to PNC with 21 years of experience as a Business and Commercial Banker. Will graduated from Presbyterian College with a bachelor of science and also received…
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CresCom Bank Welcomes Marvin Robinson As Columbia Market Leader & Senior Vice President

[caption id="attachment_16803" align="alignleft" width="236"] Marvin Robinson Joins CresCom Bank as Columbia Market Leader[/caption] CresCom Bank Welcomes Marvin Robinson As Columbia Market Leader & Senior Vice President CHARLESTON, S.C., August 29, 2018 – CresCom Bank, the second largest community bank in North and South Carolina, is pleased to welcome Marvin Robinson as Columbia Market Leader and…
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Peter G. Shand Named to BDC Board

[caption id="attachment_16410" align="alignleft" width="236"] Peter G. Shand, President & CEO, Business Development Corporation[/caption] Peter G. Shand has been named to the Board of Directors of Business Development Corporation (BDC), the non-bank lender he has served as President of for the past year. He was also named as CEO at this year's annual meeting. Shand first…
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