Category Archives: Banking

Secured Advantage Celebrates Opening of Simpsonville Office

[caption id="attachment_35687" align="alignnone" width="1620"] Joined by civic leaders, credit union staff and board members, and representatives from the Simpsonville Area Chamber of Commerce, Branch Manager Kelly Owens cuts the ribbon on Secured Advantage Federal Credit Union’s new downtown Simpsonville branch.[/caption] SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. – Representatives of Secured Advantage Federal Credit Union were joined by city officials,…
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Secured Advantage to Hold Press Conference

Secured Advantage Federal Credit Union will hold an announcement and ribbon cutting, followed by refreshments and giveaways. Golden Strip civic leaders, credit union members and staff, and the community at large are invited to 116 NE. Main St. in Simpsonville on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at 10 a.m. Come learn about a credit union relocating…
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Carolina Alliance Bank AVP Sarah Erwin Graduates from SC Bankers School

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Aug. 5, 2019) – Carolina Alliance Bank, Division of Park National Bank, is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Assistant Vice President, Credit Analyst Sarah Erwin from the South Carolina Bankers School. [caption id="attachment_35441" align="alignleft" width="214"] Sarah Erwin[/caption] “Sarah’s initiative, commitment and dedication to learning more about the banking industry makes her…
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Mike Dowling Named Chief Operating Officer Of Southern First

[caption id="attachment_35270" align="alignleft" width="225"] Mike Dowling, Southern First Bank Chief Operating Officer[/caption] Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael D. Dowling (47) to Chief Operating Officer. He will continue to serve as Chief Financial Officer of the company. Dowling has been an…
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GrandSouth Bancorporation reports second quarter 2019 earnings of $2.0 million; completion of $10.0 million capital raise.

GREENVILLE, SC -- GrandSouth Bancorporation (GRRB:OTCQX), the holding company for GrandSouth Bank, today reported earnings of $2.0 million for the second quarter and $4.1 million year to date through June 30, 2019. Annualized returns on average assets were 0.95% and 1.01% for the same periods, respectively. For the quarter, this performance represents a 21.84% increase…
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Pinnacle Is One Of The Country’s Best Workplaces For Millennials

FORTUNE ranks Pinnacle at No. 12 nationwide Pinnacle Financial Partners is among the top companies in the country for millennials. The firm earned the No. 12 spot on the list of Best Workplaces for Millennials from FORTUNE magazine and Great Place to Work®, rising from No. 24 on the same list in 2018. In February,…
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Thomas Anderson to lead Wells Fargo Commercial Banking in SC

20-year company veteran to lead recently expanded commercial operations in the Palmetto State Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) Commercial Banking announced that Thomas Anderson has been tapped to lead commercial banking operations for South Carolina where it has offices in Charleston, Columbia, and Greenville serving business customers throughout the Palmetto State. He is based in Charleston.…
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Wells Dunlap Promoted to Commercial Relationship Manager

Greenwood, S.C. – Countybank is pleased to announce the promotion of Rufus Thornwell “Wells” Dunlap, V, to the role of Commercial Relationship Manager. [caption id="attachment_33882" align="alignleft" width="211"] Wells Dunlap[/caption] Dunlap joined Countybank in 2013 and previously served as Commercial Credit Analyst and CRA Officer and was responsible for underwriting various credit requests and handling various…
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Countybank Welcomes New Hire To Commercial Team

Tony Lawton joins Countybank as Commercial Relationship Manager [caption id="attachment_33886" align="alignleft" width="248"] Tony Lawton[/caption] Greenwood, S.C. – Countybank is pleased to welcome Tony Lawton as Commercial Relationship Manager in the Upstate area. Lawton comes to Countybank with more than 30 years of experience in commercial lending across the Upstate and along the South Carolina coast.…
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