Category Archives: Banking

United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Appointment Of Jefferson Harralson As CFO

BLAIRSVILLE, GA—April 17, 2017—United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) (“United”) announced today the appointment of Jefferson L. Harralson as executive vice president and chief financial officer of both the parent company and its banking subsidiary, United Community Bank.  Harralson will report to Lynn Harton, president and chief operating officer, and will assume the duties previously…
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United Community Bank Expands Greenville Team

Michele Roark Joins as Community Banking Sales and Service Manager Greenville, S.C. – April 19, 2017 – United Community Bank is pleased to welcome Michele Roark to the team as a Vice President and Community Banking Sales and Service Manager responsible for organizing and optimizing both sales and service performance within Community Banking. [caption id="attachment_13323"…
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CresCom Bank Welcomes New Team Members Throughout the Carolinas

CresCom Bank, the community-banking leader within the Carolinas, welcomes new team members throughout its South Carolina and North Carolina branches this month. New team members include: Charleston, S.C. Beverly Brumbach has joined the bank as a credit analyst. Prior to joining CresCom Bank, Brumbach worked with Commercial Credit Group as a credit analyst and BB&T…
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Harding Joins IBERIABANK

Greenville, SC – IBERIABANK (www.iberiabank.com), the subsidiary of IBERIABANK Corporation, is pleased to announce Earle Harding has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager. [caption id="attachment_13099" align="alignleft" width="210"] Earle Harding[/caption] Earle, a native of Greenville, was previously Commercial Banking Group Manager of United Community Bank, formerly The Palmetto Bank, where he held…
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Watrous Joins Southern First

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, is pleased to announce that Emily Watrous has joined the bank as Executive Vice President, Human Resources. [caption id="attachment_13058" align="alignleft" width="400"] Emily Watrous[/caption] Prior to Watrous joining Southern First, she worked at FLUOR Corporation for 15 years in multiple Human Resource and Talent…
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United Community Bank Welcomes Commercial Relationship Manager

Laura Hodge Joins Greenville Team Greenville, S.C.—March 15, 2017—United Community Bank is pleased to announce the newest addition to its Greenville team, Commercial Relationship Manager, Laura Hodge. Hodge brings more than 15 years of experience in the commercial banking industry to her new role. She will be based at the East North Street office. [caption…
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Brian McKay Named Upstate Chapter of Credit Unions President

[caption id="attachment_12661" align="alignleft" width="200"] Brian McKay, Senior VP/COO - SC Telco FCU[/caption] Greenville, SC – Brian McKay, Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of SC Telco Federal Credit Union, has been named President of the Upstate Chapter of Credit Unions. The Upstate Chapter of Credit Unions include the counties of Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens,…
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SC-based Community First Bank to Open Concord Loan Production Office, Hires Michelle Riley as City Executive

SENECA, SC—Seneca, SC-based Community First Bank has announced the opening of a Loan Production Office in Concord, NC. Concord banker Michelle L. Riley has been hired as Vice President and City Executive to head the operation. [caption id="attachment_11936" align="alignleft" width="300"] Michelle L. Riley[/caption] The Concord location will be the bank’s first in North Carolina. Riley…
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