First Citizens selects Susan Hyde as Vice President and Planning and Forecasting Manager

November 10, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – November 10, 2008 – First Citizens has selected Susan Hyde as vice president and planning and forecasting manager. In this role, she is responsible for financial reporting, financial planning and forecasting, and other special projects.  

Hyde is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and accounting. Prior to joining First Citizens, Hyde was a controller at South Carolina Federal Credit Union and an assistant vice president in the accounting department at Palmetto Federal Savings Bank.                       

Hyde is active in the community, serving as a Community Investment Review Team (CIRT) volunteer for the Trident United Way. Past activities include serving on the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), CFO Council; CUNA Operations, Sales and Service Council; the Credit Union Executive Society; and the Mortgage Bankers Association. 

About First Citizens
First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc., is the parent company of First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., The Exchange Bank of South Carolina, Inc., and Merchants and Farmers Bank of Comer, Georgia. First Citizens Bank offers services in commercial and retail banking through its 180 offices in South Carolina and Georgia. As of September 30, 2008, First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc. had total consolidated assets of $6.42 billion.

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