Category Archives: Banking

TD Bank Names Shannon Stephens Regional Vice President for Midlands

Columbia, S.C. – June 2, 2016 – TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, has named Shannon Stephens regional vice president for the Midlands of S.C. He will be responsible for managing a team of commercial bankers and ensuring TD Bank’s legendary service is delivered to its customers and community. A native of Chapin, Stephens brings…
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Five South Carolina Banks Recognized at BDC & CDC Annual Meeting Bank Awards

Columbia, SC - Five South Carolina banks were recognized by Edwin Lesley, President and CEO of BDC, at the the 2016 annual meetings of Business Development Corporation (BDC) and Certified Development Corporation (CDC). This year’s annual meetings were held on May 12 at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Columbia. Recognized for their excellent performance in…
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Tripp Whitener Joins South State Bank

(COLUMBIA, SC– May 23, 2016) South State Bank announced that Tripp Whitener has joined the company as a senior commercial lender. A native of Columbia, Whitener will be responsible for growing the bank’s commercial and industrial portfolio primarily in the central part of the state with a focus on Columbia and Lexington. During his career,…
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Arthur State Bank a “Well-Capitalized” Bank, per FDIC

Union, South Carolina -- Arthur State Bank is pleased to announce the Bank completed first quarter of 2016 with earnings of $824,000. Total Assets of the Bank were $463,222,000. Significant bank ratios improved during 2015 and during the first quarter of this year also. President Carlisle Oxner stated that “the Bank has achieved the status…
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Ameris Bancorp releases first-quarter financial statement

MOULTRIE, Ga., April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameris Bancorp ABCB, +0.03% (the "Company") today reported operating net income of $16.5 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2016, compared with $9.8 million, or $0.32 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Commenting on the Company's quarterly results,…
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Horry County State Bank parent company closes capital raise

HCSB Financial Corporation announced that it closed its previously announced private placement of 359,468,443 shares of its common stock at $0.10 per share and 905,315.57 shares of its Series A preferred stock at $10.00 per share to Castle Creek Capital Partners VI, L.P. and certain other institutional and accredited investors for gross proceeds of approximately…
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TD Bank names Michael Cooper Deployment Director, New Markets Tax Credit Program

Columbia, S.C. – February 24, 2016 – TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, has named Michael Cooper Deployment Director of the New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC) for TD Community Development Corporation. He will cover a national service market with the largest amount of activities in Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania…
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Ameris Bank Mortgage Services Welcomes Greg McCoy as Mortgage Banker

Lexington, SC – Ameris Bank Mortgage Services is pleased to announce that Greg McCoy has joined the Ameris Bank team. As a Mortgage Banker, McCoy will be responsible for growing Ameris Bank’s Mortgage Services in the Lexington market. Since 1995, Greg has been committed to helping people achieve homeownership, whether purchasing a new home or…
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Synovus Bank Wins 26 Greenwich Excellence Awards

FEBRUARY 22, 2016, COLUMBUS, GA — Synovus has won 26 awards in the 2015 Greenwich Excellence Awards for Small Business Banking and Middle Market Banking. Among more than 600 U.S. banks evaluated by Greenwich Associates, 34 received awards for small business banking and 31 for middle market banking. Only two banks won more awards than…
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Travis Wright joins Columbia branch of Mortgage Network

State capital’s market is steadily improving and offers solid values for novice and experienced buyers, says 10-year banking veteran DANVERS, MA – January 27, 2016 ─ Travis Wright (NMLS# 642981) has joined Mortgage Network Inc., one of the largest independent mortgage lenders in the eastern U.S., as a loan officer in the company’s Columbia, South…
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