Category Archives: Banking

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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United Community Bank exec re-elected to national board

Richard Bradshaw, president of specialized lending at United Community Bank, has been re-elected to the Board of Directors for the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL). Bradshaw will serve a three-year term on the board that began on January 1, 2016. He will help the organization fulfill its mission to serve the needs and…
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Maddox, Sutherland join NBSC as branch managers

NBSC, a division of Synovus Bank, today announced that Jessica M. Maddox has been named branch manager for the Spartanburg branch located at 2660 Reidville Road. In addition, George S. Sutherland has been named branch manager for the Greenville main office located at 201 East McBee Street. Maddox and Sutherland will oversee daily operations and customer service.…
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Q10 I Professional Mortgage Company arranges $16.6M in loans

Q10 | Professional Mortgage Company President, Bryson G. Thomason, arranged the following loans: $3,500,000 fixed-rate loan on a 13,813-square-foot, free-standing Rite Aid Drug Store located at 3500 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, New Bern, NC. $2,900,000 non-recourse, fixed-rate forward commitment loan on the 98,633-square-foot Festival Foods Shopping Center located at 1001 Main Avenue, DePere, WI. The…
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Todd Coleman joins United Community Mortgage Services

United Community Bank welcomes veteran mortgage banker Todd Coleman to the United Community Mortgage Services team as a Senior Loan Officer and Assistant Vice President. Coleman will serve the entire United footprint and will utilize his significant experience with doctor mortgage programs, purchase, refinance and construction lending. “Todd is an incredible asset for our mortgage…
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Nicholson appointed to Ameris Bank South Carolina Community Board of Directors

Ameris Bank Regional President Richard Sturm is excited to announce the recent appointment of Laurens C. Nicholson to the Ameris Bank – South Carolina Community Board of Directors. [caption id="attachment_388" align="alignleft" width="300"] Laurens C. Nicholson[/caption] In making the announcement, Sturm stated, “I am pleased to welcome Laurens to our Board.  He understands our commitment, because…
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Carolina Alliance names four to South Carolina Advisory Board

Carolina Alliance Bank (OTCBB: CRLN.OB) recently added four members to its South Carolina Market Advisory Board. This board is comprised of accomplished professionals, all of whom previously have served as a board member of a community bank. “We are very fortunate to have these experienced business and community leaders on our South Carolina advisory board,” said John Poole, Carolina…
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