Eric Lysak joins First Reliance Bank as Relationship Banker

Eric Lysak has joined First Reliance Bank as a Relationship Banker in Greenville, SC.

A native of Greer, SC, Lysak holds over 10 years of experience as a banking professional. Most recently, Lysak worked as a Vice President and Commercial Banking Officer for another community bank. In his new role, Lysak will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with business customers offering advice on business accounts, loans, treasury management services and investments through First Reliance Wealth Strategy along with personal banking services offered to business owners and their employees.

“Eric has proven experience in business and finance utilizing an excellent combination of people skills and numbers aptitude,” said Rick Saunders, President and Chief Executive Officer of First Reliance Bank.

“As a strongly self motivated and enthusiastic team player with demonstrated leadership and initiative, we are confident in Eric’s ability to effectively manage deliverables and serve our customers in the Greenville market well,” said Neal Kyber, Greenville Market President.

Lysak holds a Business degree with a concentration in Finance from Roanoke College. He is also a graduate from the American Institute of Banking, Bluefield Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program, ECU-RMA Commercial Lending School, and the VBA University of Virginia School of Bank Management.

 

ABOUT FIRST RELIANCE BANK

Founded in 1999, First Reliance Bancshares, Inc. (OTC: FSRL.OB), is based in Florence, South Carolina and has assets of approximately $658 million. The Company employs more than 140 professionals and has locations throughout South Carolina and central North Carolina. First Reliance has redefined community banking with a commitment to making customers lives better, its founding principle. Customers of the company have given it a 90% customer satisfaction rating well above the bank industry average of 81%. First Reliance is also one of three companies throughout South Carolina to receive the Best Places To Work in South Carolina award all 14 years since the program began. We believe that this recognition confirms that our associates are engaged and committed to our brand and the communities we serve. In addition to offering a full range of personalized community banking products and services for individuals, small businesses, and corporations, First Reliance offers two unique community-customers programs, which include: Hometown Heroes, a package of benefits for those serving our communities and Check N Save, an outreach program for the unbanked or under-banked. We also offer a full suite of digital banking services, a Customer Service Guaranty, a Mortgage Service Guaranty, and are open on most traditional holidays.
Additional information about the Company is available on the Company’s web site at www.firstreliance.com.