Jones elected South Carolina Bankers Association chairman

June 26, 2023

Boyd B. Jones, Senior Director, Middle Market Corporate Banking, Synovus, has been elected chairman of The South Carolina Bankers Association (SCBA). He was elected by a vote of SCBA members at their annual meeting and will begin serving a one-year term on July 1, 2023.

An industry expert with over 40 years of experience in commercial banking, Boyd has fostered and built many strong relationships and teams. Throughout his tenure at Synovus, he has successfully led different disciplines and geographic areas within South Carolina, making significant contributions to the company’s operations and growth.

Jones succeeds Fleetwood S. Hassell, president and chief executive officer of The Bank of South Carolina Corporation and its subsidiary Bank of South Carolina.

Jones received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of South Carolina. He also graduated from the South Carolina Bankers School, as well as the Graduate School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University.

“I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Boyd since he began his banking career. He is an excellent banker that is very well liked and respected within our industry, and will do a great job as Chairman of our Board of Directors,” said SCBA President and CEO, Fred Green.


About South Carolina Bankers Association 

The South Carolina Bankers Association is the professional trade association organized to effectively represent the common interest and welfare of the banking industry in South Carolina and to promote the professional development of its members and their employees. The SCBA’s mission is to serve as a reliable and responsive source of information and education regarding areas of importance to the industry and to be the key advocate in helping our member institutions by providing leadership in legislative, regulatory, educational and value-added services. You can learn more at