Category Archives: Banking

Bochette Named Treasurer for South State Corporation

COLUMBIA, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- South State Corporation (NASDAQ: SSB) announced that William C. Bochette III has been named treasurer. [caption id="attachment_8527" align="alignleft" width="480"] William C. Bochette III, Executive Vice President, Secretary & Treasurer, South State Corporation[/caption] With 28 years of experience in the banking industry, Bochette has served in several positions for community banks, including CEO,…
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First Reliance Bank Announces New Board Chairman

FLORENCE, S.C., March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Reliance Bank has announced the appointment of J. Munford Scott, Jr. as Chairman of the Board.  Scott has served as a Director of First Reliance Bank since January 2007 and as Chairman of the Compensation Committee. Scott is currently serving as Florence County Probate Judge. Before his election Judge…
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First Reliance reports record pretax income of $1.4 million for 4th quarter

FLORENCE, S.C. -- First Reliance Bancshares, Inc. (OTC: FSRL), the holding company (the "Company") for First Reliance Bank (the "Bank"), reported fourth quarter 2016 pre-tax profits of $1,441,795. This is the 12th consecutive quarter of profitability which continues to be fueled by strong loan and deposit growth, and expanding operating efficiencies. In the fourth quarter…
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Tanya Butts joins First Community Bank as COO

(Lexington, SC) – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Tanya Butts has joined its executive leadership team in the newly created position of Chief Operations Officer & Chief Risk Officer. With more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, she will lead a team responsible for the day-to-day operational activities…
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