Category Archives: Banking

Goldsmith Joins Bank Of Travelers Rest Board Of Directors

Travelers Rest, South Carolina – Bank of Travelers Rest announces the election of Elliott Goldsmith to its Board of Directors. Goldsmith has served on the Advisory Board at the bank’s North Pleasantburg location since 2014. Goldsmith is a franchise owner for the Firehouse Subs chain. His franchise includes seven locations throughout the Upstate. Under his…
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Blake Whitaker Joins Pinnacle Financial Partners As Office Leader

GREENVILLE, SC, May 23, 2018 – Blake Whitaker has joined Pinnacle Financial Partners as the office leader for the firm’s Greenville location on Laurens Road. Whitaker, with 25 years of financial services experience, comes to Pinnacle from Capital Bank, where he served as a branch manager and small business relationship manager. Prior roles included branch manager and small…
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Trevor Walling Joins United Community Bank as Assistant Vice President

[caption id="attachment_23093" align="alignleft" width="200"] Trevor Walling[/caption] Spartanburg, S.C. – June 14, 2018 – United Community Bank welcomes Trevor Walling as Assistant Vice President, Portfolio Specialist. In this role, Walling will facilitate the commercial business financing needs of Spartanburg and Cherokee counties as well as oversee the commercial credit portfolio. “Trevor’s passion for the Spartanburg and…
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Carolina Alliance adds Dustin Green

as Senior Vice President & Relationship Manager GREENVILLE (May 15, 2018) – Carolina Alliance Bank (OTCQX: CRLN) today announced that Dustin Green has joined its Greenville office as Senior Vice President, Relationship Manager, effective immediately. Green will be responsible for serving the banking needs of commercial organizations throughout Greenville, as well as the Upstate.  In…
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Carolina Alliance adds Adria Earwood

 as Banking Officer, Mortgage Lender EASLEY (May 9, 2018) – Carolina Alliance Bank (OTCQX: CABF) today announced that Adria Earwood has joined its Mortgage Division, as Banking Officer, Mortgage Lender. Earwood will be responsible for serving the mortgage needs of clients in Easley and Powdersville and will have offices at both locations.  She is a…
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Southern First Bank Expands To Greensboro / Triad Market

[caption id="attachment_22802" align="alignleft" width="300"] Joe DePasquale, Melissa Beane, and Justin Combs[/caption] Greenville, South Carolina – April 17, 2018 – Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, announces its expansion to Greensboro, North Carolina and the greater Triad market. The Bank intends to establish a full-service retail office upon regulatory approval. The…
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Carolina Alliance Bank adds Lois A. Philyaw as Vice President, Mortgage Lender

[caption id="attachment_21958" align="alignleft" width="199"] Lois Philyaw, Carolina Alliance Bank Mortgage Lender[/caption] Carolina Alliance Bank adds Lois A. Philyaw as Vice President, Mortgage Lender ANDERSON (April 25, 2018) – Carolina Alliance Bank (OTCQX: CABF) recently announced that Lois A. Philyaw has joined its mortgage division, as Vice President, Mortgage Lender. Philyaw is based out of Carolina…
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United Community Banks, Inc. Announces CEO Succession Plan

BLAIRSVILLE, Ga., April 02, 2018 -- United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) ("United") announced today that, after almost 35 years of service, its Chief Executive Officer, Jimmy Tallent, will retire from his current position effective June 30, 2018. Mr. Tallent will move into a new role as Executive Chairman of United's Board of Directors. Lynn Harton,…
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Lauren Anderson joins United Community Bank as Mortgage Loan Originator

[caption id="attachment_21419" align="alignleft" width="238"] Lauren Anderson[/caption] Spartanburg, S.C. (March 28, 2018)—United Community Bank is pleased to welcome Lauren Anderson as a Mortgage Loan Originator in Spartanburg, S.C. In this role, Anderson will work to help customers achieve their goals of home ownership through the various mortgage products that United offers. “As a Spartanburg native, Lauren…
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