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Wade Pfau, renowned retirement income expert, to speak at the FPA of South Carolina annual symposium

 

The Financial Planning Association of South Carolina announced today that Wade Pfau, Ph.D., CFP, will speak at their annual symposium and sponsor expo being held on Thursday, October 10 and Friday, October 11 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Dr. Pfau will present two sessions on Friday, October 11 – “Sustainable Spending in Retirement” and…

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VC3’s Clark Cooper completes National Certified Government Chief Information Officer program

 

Clark Cooper, a Virtual Chief Information Officer at VC3, graduated from the University of North Carolina’s (UNC) School of Government National Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIO) program. The CGCIO certification program is a 12-month online course with curriculum designed for IT leaders supporting the public sector. UNC’s prestigious School of Government is the largest…

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Seven college students join Northwestern Mutual’s Nationally recognized internship program

 

Northwestern Mutual, a leading financial services firm, has selected seven college seniors to gain valuable financial planning experience in the firm’s nationally recognized internship program. Alexandra Worts of Furman University, Tyler Ryll of University of South Carolina and Clemson University students Beau Craft, David Evans, Ryan Enniss and Dylan Renfro will work in Northwestern Mutual’s…

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United Community adds David Ward to commercial leadership team in Spartanburg

 

United Community Bank welcomed David Ward to its Spartanburg team as Senior Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager. Ward has nearly 30 years of banking experience and will be responsible for managing and expanding relationships with commercial clients in Spartanburg and Cherokee counties. “David’s experience, knowledge of the banking industry and community connections make him the…

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South Carolina Federal Credit Union hours of operation for Hurricane Dorian

 

Release date: 09/02/19 In the interest of member safety, as well as the safety of the employees serving our members, our Charleston area and Georgetown financial centers will be closed Tuesday, September 3 and Wednesday, September 4. Our contact center will also be closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Our Columbia, Florence and Spartanburg locations will be…

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United Community Bank named one of the Best Banks to Work For in United States

 

United Community Bank is proud to have been named one of the Best Banks to Work For in 2019 by American Banker and Best Companies Group. This recognition is based on employee satisfaction and signifies the bank’s commitment to a positive, collaborative environment in which employees can thrive. This is the third consecutive year the…

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GrandSouth Bank full-service branch in Charleston now open

 

GrandSouth Bank opened the doors of their new full-service branch at 291 East Bay Street in Charleston in July 2019, but the Greenville-based bank has been serving Charlestonians since May of 2017. Rob Phillips, Coastal Market Regional Executive, and Alan Uram, Charleston Market President, have led GrandSouth’s Loan Production Office in Charleston since it opened in May 2017 and have paved the way for…

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A Conversation with Andy Brusman, Charles Towne Holdings

 

Charles Towne Holdings is a Capital Markets, Investment Banking, and Strategic Advisory firm headquartered in Charleston, SC and with additional locations in Atlanta, GA, and Greenville, SC. The firm was founded in the fall of 2018 by Andy Brusman and is headquartered in Charleston. Andy, who is originally from Richmond, Virginia, moved to Charleston seven…

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Eric Schelble joins United Community Bank in Columbia

 

United Community Bank announced the addition of Eric Schelble as Vice President/Commercial Relationship Manager. Schelble is the fourth person to join United’s newly launched team in the Midlands. “Eric is a creative thinker with close community ties, and we are very excited to welcome him to our growing team,” said Shannon Stephens, Midlands President for…

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Kara Johnson & Rex Ann Strecker join United Community Mortgage Services

 

United Community Mortgage Services welcomed Rex Ann Strecker as a Senior Loan Officer and Kara Johnson as a Mortgage Loan Originator to its Coastal South Carolina team. The two have worked together in the past and will now utilize United’s products and services to help clients seeking homeownership in the Charleston area. “I am delighted…

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