Anna Franks Joins First Citizens as Vice President and Relationship Sales Manager in Lake City

January 11, 2008

LAKE CITY, S.C. – January 11, 2008 – First Citizens is pleased to welcome Anna Franks to its team. Franks will serve as vice president and relationship sales manager in Lake City. In this role, Franks is responsible for meeting the needs of consumer and commercial customers. She will be based at the 248 W. Main Street branch.

Prior to joining First Citizens, Franks worked in various capacities at Carolina First and Wachovia. Franks is a graduate of Francis Marion University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management. She also is a graduate of the South Carolina Bankers School. Franks is a member of the Lake City Rotary club and serves as treasurer of the Lake City Junior Women’s club.

About First Citizens
First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc., is the parent company of First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., and The Exchange Bank of South Carolina, Inc. First Citizens Bank offers services in commercial and retail banking through its 166 offices in South Carolina and Georgia. As of Sept. 30, 2007, First Citizens Bancorporation had total consolidated assets of $6.02 billion.

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