Category Archives: Banking

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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CresCom Bank Introduces New Team Members Throughout the Carolinas

CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 13, 2017 – CresCom Bank, a leading community bank in North and South Carolina, welcomes new team members throughout its North Carolina and South Carolina branches. New team members include: Cayce, S.C. Andrew Duke has joined the bank as a part time teller. Prior to joining CresCom Bank, Duke worked with NBSC…
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Peter Shand Promoted to President of Business Development Corporation

[caption id="attachment_12220" align="alignleft" width="236"] Peter Shand, President, BDC[/caption] Peter G. Shand is the new President of Business Development Corporation (BDC) of SC, the non-bank, small-business lender created by the South Carolina General Assembly in 1958. Shand joined BDC in 2013 after 25 years in the commercial lending industry, most recently with First Citizens Bank as…
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First Community Bank Adds Veteran Banker to Business Services Team

Lexington, S.C., October 26, 2017 – First Community Bank is pleased to announce Teresa K. “T.K.” Woods has joined the bank as Assistant Vice President, Business Services Specialist. T.K. brings more than 25 years of experience in business banking to the First Community team. “T.K. will work directly with business clients to provide optimized cash…
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Keller Joins CCNB as Midlands Market Executive

Columbia, South Carolina — Coastal Carolina National Bank is pleased to announce W. David Keller has joined the CCNB team as Senior Vice President, Midlands Market Executive. “David will play a vital role in leading our commercial lending team in our Columbia & Aiken markets, and he’s a welcome addition to our team,” said CCNB President…
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Ameris Bank Launches 8th Annual Helping Fight Hunger Food Drive Initiative

COLUMBIA, S.C., – Ameris Bank announces its 8th annual Helping Fight Hunger food drive initiative taking place during October at all of its bank branches throughout the Southeast. Helping Fight Hunger is a companywide project uniting all bank locations, customers and community members to one common cause: to collect non-perishable food items for those in…
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