South State Community Development Officer lends expertise to Economic Summit

Nathaniel A. Barber, community development and Community Reinvestment Act officer at South State Bank, is a featured panelist at the 2019 South Carolina NAACP Economic Summit. The event will be held in Orangeburg on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Claflin University and aims to help community members build and sustain their personal wealth.

Barber joined South State Bank in 2003, focusing on Small Business Administration lending, Community Reinvestment Act activities and community development of the markets South State Bank serves throughout the Southeast.

Barber holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Indiana and a Bachelor of Science from the University of South Carolina. He has served as an adjunct professor at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, as well head of the Small Business Development Center at Winthrop University.

The summit is free and open to the public. It will be held in Claflin University’s GTK Auditorium, Room 123, at 400 Magnolia Street in Orangeburg, S.C. Registration can be completed in advance here.


South State Corporation

South State Corporation (NASDAQ: SSB) is a financial services company headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, with over $15.7 billion in assets. South State Bank, the company’s primary subsidiary, provides consumer, commercial, mortgage and wealth management solutions throughout the Carolinas, Georgia, and Virginia. South State has served customers since 1934. Additional information is available at