Rhiannon Poore joins Southern First, leading marketing and communications efforts

June 22, 2020

Southern First Bank welcomes Rhiannon Poore as Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications. Previously at Elliott Davis and FGP International, Rhiannon will be focused on helping the bank grow in each of its markets.

Entrepreneurial at heart, with a unique ability to drive and execute results through creativity, resilience, and perseverance, Rhiannon will be leading Marketing & Communications efforts for the bank. She has over 13 years’ experience with progressively increasing responsibility in talent acquisition, business development, marketing, and communications.

CEO Art Seaver commented: “We are incredibly fortunate to have Rhiannon’s leadership as we continue to impact lives in the communities we serve.”

Chief Banking Officer Cal Hurst also added: “Rhiannon’s values, expertise, and ability to impact lives make her the perfect fit to join Southern First. We are so excited about what she brings to our company and our communities as we continue growing and serving. She is an accomplished leader and a powerful voice to add to the Southern First family.”

Rhiannon joins the team after spending four years at Elliott Davis, leading the talent acquisition efforts there. Prior to Elliott Davis, she led marketing and recruiting efforts at Find Great People International, a local recruiting firm. She is passionate about helping organizations grow and will be focused on telling the story of who Southern First is and why where you bank matters.



Southern First Bancshares, Inc., Greenville, South Carolina is a registered bank holding company incorporated under the laws of South Carolina. The company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Southern First Bank, is the largest bank headquartered in South Carolina. Southern First Bank has been providing financial services since 1999 and now operates in 13 locations in the Greenville, Columbia, and Charleston markets of South Carolina as well as the Triangle and Triad regions of North Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia. Southern First Bancshares has consolidated assets of approximately $2.4 billion and its common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol “SFST.” More information can be found at www.southernfirst.com