Category Archives: Banking

United Community Bank Promotes Dixon Woodward to State Leadership Role

United Community Bank is pleased to announce Dixon Woodward has been promoted to State President for South Carolina and Coastal Georgia. Woodward has nearly two decades of banking experience, much of it in the Coastal Carolinas region. He joined United Community Bank in 2015 and as Regional President for South Carolina, has been a significant…
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United Community Banks, Inc. President Of Community Banking To Retire

United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) (“United”) announced today that President of Community Banking Bill Gilbert will retire effective February 2019, after 18 years with United and 42 years in banking. Gilbert joined United Community Bank in 2000 and has been chiefly responsible for ensuring quality, consistency and success among branch offices as the company…
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Countybank Awarded Preferred Lender Status

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2018 Countybank Awarded Preferred Lender Status SBA Lending Division at Countybank Recognized for Outstanding Loan Program Greenville, S.C. – Countybank is proud to announce their designation as a Preferred Lender (PLP) by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA Preferred Lender status is awarded to a select number of banks…
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Carter Hollis Joins Synovus As Commercial Banker

[caption id="attachment_25319" align="alignleft" width="3600"] Carter Hollis, Synovus[/caption] Carter Hollis has joined Synovus as commercial banker, focusing on commercial and industrial customers and prospects in upstate South Carolina. Hollis is located at the bank’s Greenville office at 201 East McBee Avenue. “We are excited to have Carter join our upstate commercial banking team,” said Dixon Harrill,…
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Peter G. Shand Named to BDC Board

[caption id="attachment_24583" align="alignleft" width="236"] Peter G. Shand, President & CEO, Business Development Corporation[/caption] Peter G. Shand has been named to the Board of Directors of Business Development Corporation (BDC), the non-bank lender he has served as President of for the past year. He was also named as CEO at this year's annual meeting. Shand first…
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Pinnacle Financial Partners Adds Veteran Commercial Bankers To Its Upstate Team

[gallery link="file" columns="2" size="full" ids="24360,24361"] New financial advisors served high-level roles at a large, national lender GREENVILLE, SC, July 9, 2018 – Pinnacle Financial Partners is adding significant experience and expertise to its team in Upstate South Carolina by bringing Brian Rogers and Chris Fowler on board as financial advisors. They will both serve commercial…
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Carolina Alliance Bank SVP Dustin Green Graduates from SC Bankers School

[caption id="attachment_24096" align="alignleft" width="214"] Carolina Alliance Bank SVP Dustin Green Graduates from SC Bankers School[/caption] Carolina Alliance Bank SVP Dustin Green Graduates from SC Bankers School GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 19, 2018) – Carolina Alliance Bank (OTCQX: CRLN) is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Senior Vice President, Commercial Market Leader Dustin Green from the…
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United Community Bank Selects Greenville Area Bankers for Leadership Academy

[gallery link="file" columns="2" size="full" ids="24091,24090"] Greenville, S.C. – July 19, 2018 – United Community Bank has chosen eleven of its emerging leaders for its 2018 Leadership Academy, an internal professional development program. Five Greenville-based bankers have been selected for the program, which includes team members from across the four-state United Community Bank footprint. “We are…
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SC Telco Federal Credit Union Promotes Brian McKay to Executive Vice President

[caption id="attachment_24066" align="alignleft" width="209"] Brian McKay - Executive Vice President[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC — July 18, 2018 — SC Telco Federal Credit Union, headquartered in the Upstate, continues to grow and expand. The senior leadership team has made an essential organizational structure change, promoting Chief Operating Officer Brian McKay to Executive Vice President. McKay, who has…
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