Category Archives: Banking

BB&T Scott & Stringfellow promote Pittinos to vice president

RICHMOND, VA – BB&T Scott & Stringfellow has promoted Andrew Pittinos to Vice President. Pittinos, who joined the firm in 2011, is a Financial Advisor in the Greenville, South Carolina office. Andrew graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Denver. An industry professional since 2001, Andrew holds the…
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Greer State Bank Mortgage continues growth

[gallery size="full" ids="5828,5829,5830"] Greer State Bank is proud to announce Larry Compton as Senior Vice President and Mortgage Director. Larry brings over 35 years in lending and mortgage experience and recently served as the Mortgage Operations Manager for the bank. J. Richard Medlock, Jr., President and CEO commented, “Larry has significant mortgage experience, including several years as owner…
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United Community Bank adds Middle Market Lending Team in South Carolina

[gallery size="full" ids="5496,5497,5498"] Greenville, S.C. –United Community Bank is pleased to welcome three new members to its Corporate Banking platform. The newly added Middle Market Banking team is led by Senior Vice President Tommy DeMint out of Greenville, S.C. The team also includes James Boccardo and Jeff Wilson, who both join the Bank as a…
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Greer banking executive named Young Banker of the Year

The South Carolina Banker’s Association named CBL Executive Vice President Jennifer T. Jones Outstanding Young Banker of the Year. Considered the highest honor presented in the South Carolina banking industry, the Outstanding Young Banker award has been given each year to one deserving SC banker since 1970. Former recipients of the award have proven to be among the…
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David Marlowe named store manager at TD Bank

GREENVILLE, S.C. – TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, has named David Marlowe Store Manager for its Travelers Rest store in S.C. He is responsible for overseeing operations within the store, assisting with customer relations, and developing new business in the community. Prior to joining TD Bank, Marlowe held positions with Verizon Wireless as a…
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United Community Bank awards scholarships to local companies

Greenville, S.C. – As part of their ongoing commitment to promoting business growth in their communities, United Community Bank has announced the recipients of the inaugural United Community Bank Scholarship at Greenville Technical College. Through a partnership with the Greenville Tech Foundation, $35,000 will be awarded to six deserving businesses in the Upstate. “We are…
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Carolina Alliance Leasing adds Travis Lawson

SPARTANBURG – Carolina Alliance Bank (OTCQX: CRLN) today announced that Travis Lawson has joined its South Carolina Leasing Division as Vice President, South Carolina Leasing Executive. Lawson is based out of Carolina Alliance’s Spartanburg leasing office but will be responsible for serving the leasing needs of commercial organizations throughout South Carolina. This is a new position that was added…
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Community First Bancorporation adds 3 to board

[gallery size="medium" ids="4995,4996,4997"] SENECA—Community First Bancorporation, Inc., parent company for Community First Bank, elected three new board members at its Annual Meeting, held on May 25. Elected were T. Brandon Cox, CFP, managing director of United Capital in Anderson; Joel R. Davis, president and owner, J. Davis Construction, Inc. in Westminster; and Amber B. Glidewell, attorney and partner,…
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United Community Bank selects Greenville bankers for inaugural Leadership Academy

[gallery columns="4" size="full" ids="5162,4936,4937,4938"] Blairsville, Ga. – United Community Bank has selected fifteen of its emerging leaders for its Leadership Academy, a professional development program. Four Greenville-based team members have been selected for the 2016-2017 class, which is the first year for the program, and includes team members from United Community Bank offices around the four-state…
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Five South Carolina banks recognized at BDC & CDC Annual Meeting Bank Awards

Five South Carolina banks were recognized by Edwin Lesley, President and CEO of BDC, at the the 2016 annual meetings of Business Development Corporation (BDC) and Certified Development Corporation (CDC). This year’s annual meetings were held on May 12 at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Columbia. Recognized for their excellent performance in 2015 at the…
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