Rob Strickland Joins First Citizens as Insurance Officer

July 24, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – July 24, 2008 – First Citizens is pleased to welcome Rob Strickland to its team. Strickland serves as an insurance officer in the Midlands. In this role, he focuses on needs-based insurance planning for both individuals and businesses.

“Having a dedicated insurance officer available to our Midlands clients gives us a competitive advantage,” said Bill Ginger, vice president and sales manager.

Strickland holds a bachelor of arts degree in finance and economics from Lander University. Prior to joining First Citizens, Strickland worked as a registered representative and insurance professional for New York Life. Strickland is a member of the Columbia United FC, serving on the fundraising committee. He also serves as a soccer coach and recreational director. 

About First Citizens

First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc., is the parent company of First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., and The Exchange Bank of South Carolina, Inc. First Citizens Bank offers services in commercial and retail banking through its 170 offices in South Carolina and Georgia. As of March 31, 2008, First Citizens Bancorporation had total consolidated assets of $6.4 billion. For more information, visit the First Citizens web site at