CCNB Opens LPO In Greenville

July 11, 2017 – Coastal Carolina National Bank (CCNB) headquartered in Myrtle Beach, S.C., announces the opening of a Loan Production Office (LPO) in the Upstate Greenville, South Carolina market to serve the needs of a vibrant, growing business community. CCNB has hired Jimmy Kimbell as Senior Vice President/Upstate Market Executive to lead this important initiative. As a part of this new LPO team, Andrew Howard joins CCNB as Vice President/Commercial Relationship Manager.

“We are pleased to welcome Jimmy Kimbell and Andrew Howard to the CCNB team. This is an exciting time for our bank as we enter the Upstate market with two dynamic new associates leading the way,” says Laurence S. Bolchoz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Coastal Carolina National Bank. “Jimmy’s expertise in commercial banking and proven experience in leadership roles will further support our bank’s growth trajectory. Andrew brings high energy to commercial lending and is a seasoned commercial loan producer and relationship builder. Thanks to our entire team’s We Can Do That spirit, CCNB is well-positioned to support the needs of the upstate market.”

CCNB’s new LPO, located at 11 N. Irvine St. in downtown Greenville, will allow us to serve the commercial and mortgage lending needs of the Upstate area. Kimbell’s primary focus will be to build the new Greenville LPO team and develop new business relationships while Howard focuses on cultivating new commercial lending opportunities nurturing the needs of area businesses.

Jimmy Kimbell, a native of Clemson, South Carolina, has a long history of active involvement in the South Carolina banking industry and the Upstate market. For 30 years, he has held several significant banking positions including one as President and CEO of The Bank of Anderson.  Before joining CCNB, he worked at Entegra Bank as SVP/SC Market President with similar responsibilities to those at CCNB.  Kimbell is a 1987 graduate of Clemson University and was awarded diplomas from the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking, University of Pennsylvania; and the ABA National Commercial Lending School, University of Oklahoma. Kimbell recently served as Board Chair of the Clemson University Alumni Association, the United Way of Anderson County and the Anderson Area YMCA and continues to be active in his church and community.  He and his wife, Amy, have a daughter, Lawing, and a son, Jackson.

Andrew Howard, a native of Walhalla and Greenville resident, is a 2003 graduate of Clemson University. A fifteen-year banking veteran, Howard worked at Entegra Bank as VP/Commercial Banking before joining CCNB. He enjoys giving back to the community having served as a Board member for the Judson YMCA, Treasurer of the Upstate Network and a Loaned Executive for the United Way of Greenville County.  He is currently a member of the Commercial Real Estate Group (CREW) and the local chapter of the Risk Management Association (RMA).

RELATED: On July 3, the bank’s holding company, Coastal Carolina Bancshares, Inc., (CCB) announced the closing of a private placement common stock offering which raised $16.5 Million in additional capital. Also, effective July 3, the Company’s common shares began trading on the OTC markets under the ticker symbol CCNB. To learn more, visit the company’s website at MyCCNB.com

ABOUT US: Coastal Carolina Bancshares, Inc. is the registered bank holding company of Coastal Carolina National Bank, a Myrtle Beach-based community bank serving Horry, Georgetown, Aiken, Richland, Greenville, and Brunswick (NC) counties. Coastal Carolina National Bank is a locally operated financial institution focused on providing personalized service and offers a full range of banking services designed to meet the specific needs of individuals and small and medium-sized businesses. Headquartered in Myrtle Beach, SC, the Bank also has branches in Garden City, North Myrtle Beach, Conway, Aiken, and Columbia and a loan production office in Greenville, South Carolina. Through the substantial experience of our local management and Board of Directors, Coastal Carolina Bancshares, Inc. seeks to enhance value for our shareholders, build lasting customer relationships, benefit our communities and give our employees a meaningful career opportunity. VisitMyCCNB.com