First Reliance Bank has hired Seth DuRoss, a tenured human resources professional, to assist the rapidly expanding community bank. DuRoss will help with recruiting and retaining premier talent for the company’s South Carolina and North Carolina locations.
DuRoss will be working alongside Leslie Chaplin, executive vice president and director of human resources for First Reliance Bank.
“Seth is a welcomed addition to the team,” Chaplin said. “His wealth of experience in human resources within the banking industry will allow us to continue to identify and recruit top-tier talent to our team. Along with this, he will provide human resources services to the company’s 215 tenured and experienced professionals across North and South Carolina.”
DuRoss has 13 years of experience in human resources, as well as experience in accounting and bookkeeping. Prior to accepting this position, DuRoss worked with another South Carolina-based community bank.
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 $830 million. The Company employs more than 215 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 92% 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 15 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.