Arthur State Bank Hires Experienced Commercial Banking Officer in Columbia, South Carolina

Ashley Rider

Arthur State Bank, a community bank with 18 local branches in South Carolina, is pleased to announce the hire of Ashley Rider as commercial banking officer for its Columbia, South Carolina, locations. Rider brings more than 25 years of industry experience.

A University of South Carolina graduate and Columbia native, Rider returns to the market after nearly 10 years working in Upstate South Carolina and Georgia. Most recently, Rider managed small business, retail and commercial banking services for First Citizens Bank. Prior to that, he was vice president of Civis Capital, assistant vice president of Regions Bank, commercial banker and branch manager at Carolina National Bank, and branch manager of SouthTrust Bank — all in the Midlands.

"Ashley is such a fantastic asset to the team, offering business owners valuable insights in the midst of an uncertain economy," said Carlisle Oxner, III, chairman and president of Arthur State Bank. "He embodies the community-first spirit of Arthur State Bank, and we’re lucky to have him."

This April marked the 90th anniversary of Arthur State Bank. Founded in 1933 in Union, South Carolina, Arthur State Bank has been a trusted financial partner for generations of families and businesses. The company remains committed to providing exceptional service and innovative banking solutions. The bank offers various services, including personal and business banking, loans, mortgages and investment services.

For more information on Arthur State Bank, visit one of the three Columbia branch locations or bank online at


About Arthur State Bank
Arthur State Bank is a community bank rooted and operating in South Carolina. Founded in 1933, Arthur State Bank remains a cornerstone of financial stability, opportunity, and success for the businesses and people it serves. Since Arthur State Bank’s founding, its leadership has remained within the same family with a singular purpose: to help local communities thrive through stable, personable, capable, and future-focused financial services. Arthur State Bank plays an active role in its community, offering commercial and personal banking services, including mortgages, trust and wealth, and financial education. The bank continually collaborates with the people it serves, working and thriving with the community. To learn more about Arthur State Bank and its services, visit

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