Category Archives: Banking

BNC Bank receives A+ rating

High Point, NC – BNC Bank has been awarded an A+ rating from DepositAccounts.com. The rating is based on the Bank’s financial standing through the end of Q3 2015, and it’s the highest possible rating a bank can receive. The performance metrics reviewed are asset quality, deposit account growth, and overall capitalization levels, and this recognition puts the…
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Synovus wins 26 Greenwich Excellence awards

Synovus has won 26 awards in the 2015 Greenwich Excellence Awards for Small Business Banking and Middle Market Banking. Among more than 600 U.S. banks evaluated by Greenwich Associates, 34 received awards for small business banking and 31 for middle market banking. Only two banks won more awards than Synovus. “Our local leadership and relationship-centered approach to banking…
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NBSC names 2 to Anderson Advisory Board

[caption id="attachment_2149" align="alignnone" width="432"] Emily Holland[/caption] ANDERSON, SC – NBSC, a division of Synovus Bank, recently announced the appointment of Dennis C. Looney, Jr. and Emily B. Holland to its Anderson Advisory Board of Directors. “We are pleased that Cal has joined our board. His leadership and positive voice within the community will be an asset for NBSC,”…
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TD Bank names Kelly Carson senior relationship manager

[caption id="attachment_1688" align="alignnone" width="360"] Kelly Carson[/caption] Greenville, S.C. – TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, has named Kelly Carson as Senior Relationship Manager for the Upstate, S.C. market and surrounding counties. She is responsible for providing financial solutions and expertise for public and privately owned companies in a wide range of industries as well as business…
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Robinson joins HomeTrust Bank as Upstate market president

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:HTBI), the holding company for HomeTrust Bank (the “Bank”), announced today that the Bank has hired Ann Robinson as Market President for the bank’s upstate South Carolina region. Robinson reports to C. Hunter Westbrook, Chief Banking Officer. A photo accompanying this announcement is available athttp://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/c1748c1c-3107-4b3d-b5bc-ae1a78b7a5b8 “Ann’s commercial…
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Greer Bancshares Inc. reports annual profit

Greer Bancshares Incorporated, the parent company of Greer State Bank, today reported annual net income attributable to common shareholders of $2,945,000 or $1.18 per diluted common share, as compared to the prior year net income attributable to common shareholders of $3,030,000 or $1.22 per diluted common share. Total deposits increased to $276 million, up $30.5 million since…
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Greer State Bank Mortgage closes $61 million

Greer State Bank continues their mortgage growth under the direction of Tim Strom, Senior Vice President and Mortgage Director. Strom was hired in 2014 to assume responsibility for leading and growing the mortgage lending department after Bill Harrill's retirement later that same year. That growth resulted in six new hires and the expansion of the bank’s footprint by…
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Carolina Alliance receives 5-star superior rating from BauerFinancial Inc.

SPARTANBURG, SC  – Carolina Alliance Bank (OTCBB: CRLN.OB) announced today that it has received a 5-Star "Superior" rating for financial strength from BauerFinancial, Inc. Carolina Alliance has received this prestigious rating for 19 straight quarters, dating back to 2011. A 5-Star rating indicates, among other things, that Carolina Alliance has at least twice the capital strength that regulators…
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TD Bank names Nate Barrett senior middle market relationship manager

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, has named Nate Barrett as Senior Middle Market Relationship Manager for the Carolinas. He is responsible for providing customized business solutions to commercial and industrial clients including reducing spending, streamlining operations, and maximizing efficiencies and facilitating growth organically and through mergers and acquisitions. Barrett has more than 15 years…
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Tuttle joins Countrybank Trust & Investments

Countybank is pleased to announce that H.E. “Tripp” Tuttle, III has joined Countybank as Senior Vice President and Director of Trust & Investments. He will be based in both Greenville (201 West McBee Avenue) and Greenwood (5th Floor of the Greenwood Building) locations. Mr. Tuttle brings over 20 years of wealth sales, product development and trust management experience…
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