Category Archives: Banking

Harold Lawson Joins South State Investment Services as Financial Consultant

(SPARTANBURG, SC – Feb. 9, 2018) South State Investment Services is pleased to announce that Harold Lawson has joined our team as a senior vice president and financial consultant. Lawson brings more than 22 years of investment management experience to the role and provides tailored advice and guidance on investments, insurance, retirement planning, tax-wise investing,…
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Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union Wins Regional Award

[caption id="attachment_20172" align="alignleft" width="145"] President/CEO Scott Weaver Accepts Award[/caption] Trade Association Recognizes Carolina Foothills for First Time Auto Buyers Program Charlotte, N.C. — The Carolinas Credit Union League (CCUL) recently awarded Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union the Louise Herring Philosophy-In-Action Member Service Award at the Connect Conference on February 1, 2018. This award is given…
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All in the family: First Citizens Bank invests in Clemson business college

[caption id="attachment_20025" align="alignnone" width="1600"] First Citizens Bank is funding a program that will sharpen students’ soft skills.Image Credit: Clemson University Relations[/caption] CLEMSON — The largest family-controlled bank in the U.S. is partnering with the Clemson University family through a three-year, $60,000 contribution to the College of Business that will fund professional development opportunities for students.…
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Carolina Alliance adds David Swofford

as Vice President & Mortgage Lender SPARTANBURG (Jan. 9, 2018) – Carolina Alliance Bank (OTCQX: CABF) today announced that David Swofford has joined its Spartanburg office as Vice President, Mortgage Lender, effective immediately. Swofford has more than 13 years of experience in banking, primarily in the Spartanburg County/Upstate market. He has extensive knowledge in mortgage…
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Countybank Announces Promotion of Jim Fowler in Greenville

Fowler named EVP of Corporate Banking and Strategic Initiatives GREENVILLE, S.C. – Countybank is pleased to announce Jim Fowler has been named to the position of Executive Vice President of Corporate Banking and Strategic Initiatives. He is a second-generation banker with over 34 years of experience in the financial industry. “Jim’s skill set, experience and…
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Carolina Foothills FCU progresses toward growth with the creation and fulfillment of a new marketing position

[caption id="attachment_18998" align="alignleft" width="225"] Chiannon Harvey[/caption] Spartanburg, SC. – Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union added onto their growing team with the introduction of a new internal position, Marketing Strategist. The position is being filled by Chiannon Harvey, a recent college graduate from Atlanta, GA. Carolina Foothills is looking to extend their reach in the Upstate…
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CAB Financial Corporation Appoints John D. Kimberly as its Chief Executive Officer

John D. Kimberly to Succeed Retiring John S. Poole [caption id="attachment_19008" align="alignleft" width="214"] John D. Kimberly[/caption] SPARTANBURG, S.C. December 12, 2017 – CAB Financial Corporation (OTCQX: CABF) (the “Corporation”) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed John D. Kimberly as its Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Kimberly currently serves as the…
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Southern First Bank Expands to the Atlanta/Buckhead Market

Sandy Bowen, Fielding Troutman and Katherine Wall Provide Leadership Greenville, South Carolina – November 14, 2017 – Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, announces its expansion to Atlanta, Georgia and the Buckhead and North Atlanta market. The Bank is operating as a full service office in Two Lenox Tower, temporarily, and…
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Dixon Harrill Jr. Named Upstate Region Market Executive at Synovus/NBSC

[caption id="attachment_18483" align="alignnone" width="2040"] Dixon Harrill Jr., Synovus/NBSC Upstate Region Market Executive[/caption] Synovus/NBSC today announced the appointment of Dixon Harrill Jr. as upstate region market executive, effective immediately. Harrill was previously regional president of Park Sterling Bank, which he joined as a de novo in Greenville in 2011. Harrill is located at the Synovus/NBSC office…
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IBERIABANK Expands Banking Team

[gallery columns="2" link="file" size="full" ids="18488,18489"] Greenville, SC – IBERIABANK (www.iberiabank.com), the subsidiary of IBERIABANK Corporation, is pleased to announce Ryan Tiwari has joined the Company as Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager and Colby Ebert has joined the Bank as Vice President, Business Banking Relationship Manager. Ryan Tiwari, Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager, is a…
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