Category Archives: Banking

CresCom Bank Promotes Michelle Blower to Vice President

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., September XX, 2017 – CresCom Bank, a leading community bank in North and South Carolina, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michelle Blower as the new vice president of CresCom Bank at its Poinsett Branch in Greer, S.C. Blower joined the bank in 2015, where she excelled as the branch manager of the…
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Clemson Announces Campus-wide Partnership With Founders Federal Credit Union

Founders goes “All In” with major sponsorship of Clemson Athletics and Clemson University GREENVILLE, S.C. (OCTOBER 05, 2017) – Clemson University, Founders Federal Credit Union and JMI Sports announced a comprehensive seven-year partnership that expands Founders’ commitment to Clemson Athletics and Clemson University. As part of this agreement, Founders is now the Official Credit Union…
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Wells Fargo Donates $1.1 Million for Hurricane Irma Relief

MIAMI, September 11, 2017 – Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) announced today it is donating a total of $1.1 million to support Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Florida and the Caribbean. The company’s donation includes $500,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, $500,000 to local nonprofits focused on relief efforts in the immediate future,…
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Scott Birkner Joins United Community Bank SBA Lending Division

Greenville, S.C. – September 14, 2017 – United Community Bank is pleased to welcome Scott Birkner as Senior Vice President- Manager, Craft Beverage Lending to its growing SBA team. Birkner has an extensive background in government guaranteed lending and will focus his efforts on United’s craft beverage lending industry team. “With such a strong background…
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CresCom Bank Welcomes New Talent To North and South Carolina Banking Teams

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., September 13, 2017 – CresCom Bank, a leading bank within North and South Carolina communities, has expanded its talented team with the addition of Amber Jenkins, Stefanie Norman, Gail Bradford and Chelsey Thacker. Charleston, South Carolina Amber Jenkins has joined the bank as a head teller at the West Ashley branch. Prior to joining the bank, Jenkins…
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Countybank Adds Local Talent to Mortgage Team in Greer

Sue Gaines named Mortgage Consultant with Countybank Mortgage GREER, S.C. – Countybank is pleased to welcome Sue Gaines as Mortgage Consultant. With 38 years of experience in the financial services industry, Sue brings a wealth of mortgage lending and customer service experience to add to the Countybank team. “We are thrilled to have Sue join…
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United Community Bank Named as One of the Best Banks to Work For in United States

Blairsville, Ga. – September 6, 2017 – United Community Bank is proud to have been named one of the Best Banks to Work For in 2017. The Best Banks to Work For program, which was initiated in 2013 by American Banker and Best Companies Group, identifies, recognizes and honors U.S. banks for outstanding employee satisfaction. Full results of this year’s program are available at American Banker and in…
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United Community Bank Selects Greenville Bankers for Leadership Academy

Greenville, S.C.—August 31, 2017—United Community Bank has chosen fifteen of its emerging leaders for its 2017 Leadership Academy, a professional development program. Seven Greenville-based bankers have been selected for the program, which includes team members from around the four-state United Community Bank footprint. “We are only as good as our people and firmly believe banking…
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Lloyd Hendricks Named to Business Development Corporation’s Executive Committee

Lloyd I. Hendricks, a longtime banker, attorney, legislator and civic leader, has been named to the Executive Committee of the Business Development Corporation of South Carolina (BDC). Hendricks began his banking career at the former First National Bank of South Carolina in 1968 after graduating from USC’s Law School. He later held senior management positions…
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Carolina Alliance Announces 5% Stock Dividend

Carolina Alliance Announces 5% Stock Dividend SPARTANBURG, S.C. August 23, 2017 – Carolina Alliance Bank (OTCQX: CRLN) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a 5% stock dividend. The stock dividend will be payable September 19, 2017 to shareholders of record as of September 5, 2017. Holders of Carolina Alliance common stock as…
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