Greenville First Announces New Employees

November 24, 2008

GREENVILLE, SC – November 24, 2008 – Greenville First Bank is pleased to announce the following new employees: Chesley Huffman joins Greenville First as a Teller at the Verdae location. Huffman has prior teller experience from both Wachovia and Palmetto Bank.

Jeannie Satterfield has accepted the position of Staff Accountant. She has been a member of the Verdae office teller staff.









Chesley Satterfield will transfer to the Deposit Operations area and will assist with various reconciliations in the accounting department.

 Southern First Bancshares, Inc. is the holding company for Greenville First Bank and Southern First Bank.

Greenville First Bank was established in 1999 to create a unique financial institution for the Greenville market. Southern First Bank was later formed in 2006 and serves the Columbia, SC market. The company offers a complete line of banking services, including loan and deposit products, plus online banking and Bill Pay, and free ATM access nationwide.

Greenville First and Southern First differentiate themselves from other banks by providing clients with dedicated relationship teams, led by senior officers, assigned to each client’s account for customized ClientFIRST® service.