United Community Bank launches new website

 

As part of its ongoing effort to provide a high level of service to all customers, United Community Bank is proud to announce the launch of its new website. Still…

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Kalisse L. Evert joins Greenwood Capital team

 

Greenwood Capital announced the addition of Kalisse L. Evert to the client service team as a Private Client Administrator and Office Manager for the Downtown Greenville office, located at 201…

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TreesUpstate selected to partner with TD Tree Days

 

TD Bank selected TreesUpstate to participate in TD Tree Days, a community-based program that expands urban forests and green spaces in low- to moderate-income neighborhoods. Staff and volunteers of TreesUpstate…

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TD Bank names Mike Farmer regional vice president

 
Mike Farmer

 Accomplished Banking Executive Joins Midlands Team  TD Bank has named Mike Farmer as regional vice president for the Midlands market. He will be responsible for managing a team of commercial…

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GrandSouth Bank announces new board member and two new commercial bankers in Greenville

 

GrandSouth Bank has added a new board member, J. Randolph Potter, as well as two new Senior Vice Presidents of Commercial Banking, Chris Robinson and Jill Waters. J. Randolph Potter is a former bank CEO. His…

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United Community Banks, Inc. reports Third Quarter Results

 

EPS of $0.60 and ROA of 1.51%; Operating ROA reaches 1.58% United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) (“United”) today reported strong third quarter financial results, including solid year-over-year loan and…

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2019 official SC Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies

 

South Carolina’s Fastest Growing Companies competition is the annual ranking of the Palmetto State’s 25 most dynamic and successful companies. This event is presented by The Capital Corporation and co-sponsored…

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United Community Banks, Inc. reports Third Quarter Results

 

United Community Banks, Inc. reported strong third quarter financial results, including solid year-over-year loan and deposit growth, record operating efficiency and strong asset quality. Diluted earnings per share were $0.60,…

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Southern First reports results for third quarter 2019

 

Southern First Bancshares, Inc., holding company for Southern First Bank, today announced its financial results for the three- and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2019. 2019 Third Quarter Highlights •…

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United Community Bank welcomes Liza Brethouwer as Director of Retail Product Management

 

United Community Bank welcomed Liza Brethouwer as Vice President/Director of Retail Product Management. Brethouwer has nearly two decades of experience and was previously employed by ING Group in the Netherlands.…

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South State Bank hires experienced lawyer and financial advisor for Greenville Private Wealth Team

 

South State Bank announced Joe Beach, wealth advisor, has joined the company’s Private Wealth team. Beach comes to South State with an extensive knowledge of estate planning, business planning and…

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Bob Graham joins South State corporate insurance team

 

South State Bank announced Bob Graham has joined the company as corporate insurance program manager. “Already a trusted advisor to South State, Bob has long been acknowledged for his insight…

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South Atlantic Bank reports third quarter earnings

 

South Atlantic Bancshares, Inc., parent of South Atlantic Bank, reported net income of $4.8 million, or $0.63 per diluted share, for the nine months ended September 30, 2019, compared to…

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Rebuild Upstate received $7,500 from the Countybank Foundation

 

The Countybank Foundation recently made a major donation of volunteer time and funds to Rebuild Upstate. Countybank and Greenwood Capital employees did a blitz repair of three houses in Anderson,…

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Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA names Tobias Waldeck vice president and head of Daimler Truck Financial

 

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC, a leading automotive financial services provider, announced the appointment of Tobias Waldeck as vice president of the company’s business unit, Daimler Truck Financial. Daimler Truck…

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First Community Corporation announces third quarter results and cash dividend third quarter highlights

 

Highlights Net income of $2.898 million. Diluted EPS of $0.39 per common share. Net loan growth of $8.4 million during the quarter, an annualized growth rate of 4.6%. Pure deposit…

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Edward Jones associates join the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimers

 

Edward Jones Raises Funds and Awareness for Alzheimer’s Disease as Title Sponsor The financial service firm is the national presenting sponsor of this year’s walk and has committed $12 million…

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Countybank adds new associate to Greer market team

 

Jack Lucas joins Countybank as SVP, Senior Commercial Banker Countybank welcomed Jack Lucas as Senior Vice President, Senior Commercial Banker in Greer. Lucas comes to Countybank with more than 30…

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United Community Bank Senior Care Lending grows under new leadership

 

United Community Bank has promoted Dennis Rowlen to Team Leader of its Senior Care Lending Group. Rowlen has been with United since the launch of its Senior Care Lending division…

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VentureSouth closes Angel Fund III at record pace

 

VentureSouth announced that it has closed its third sidecar investment fund, the VentureSouth Angel Fund III, at a record pace, reaching its maximum target size of $5 million. Raised during…

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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…

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Southern First named a top performing bank by Sandler O’Neill

 

Southern First Bancshares, Inc., holding company for Southern First Bank, has been named by Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. as one of the nation’s top performing small-cap banks and thrifts,…

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Southern First named a top performing bank by Sandler O’Neill

 

Southern First Bancshares, Inc., holding company for Southern First Bank, has been named by Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. as one of the nation’s top performing small-cap banks and thrifts,…

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South Carolina Federal named one of the Best Credit Unions to Work For

 

 South Carolina Federal Credit Union has been named one of the 2019 Best Credit Unions to Work For in a survey by Credit Union Journal. South Carolina Federal ranked #2 on the list,…

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ABLE 529s: A Special Account for Special Needs

 

By Aaron E. Graham Abacus   You may be familiar with 529 accounts. 529 Plans are so named from the originating IRS Code section and serve as tax-advantaged college savings…

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Southern First named a top performing bank by Sandler O’Neill

 

Southern First Bancshares, Inc., holding company for Southern First Bank, has been named by Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. as one of the nation’s top performing small-cap banks and thrifts,…

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G. Neal Kyber named Greenville market president of First Reliance Bank

 

First Reliance Bank announces the addition of G. Neal Kyber as market executive for the Greenville, S.C. market. Kyber’s extensive banking experience spans more than 30 years. Kyber has held…

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Beth Hallock named President SBA at United Community Bank

 

United Community Bank announced the promotion of Beth Hallock to President of SBA. Hallock has over 35 years of industry experience, 18 of which have been dedicated to various areas…

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Beth Hallock named President SBA at United Community Bank

 

United Community Bank announced the promotion of Beth Hallock to President of SBA. Hallock has over 35 years of industry experience, 18 of which have been dedicated to various areas…

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South Carolina Federal expands services to Lexington

 

South Carolina Federal Credit Union announced the addition of a Lexington, South Carolina financial center to its portfolio. The financial center is located at 5075 Sunset Blvd, Lexington, SC 29072.…

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Dita Brown joins Beacon Community Bank as Vice President, Commercial Banker

 

Beacon Community Bank, Charleston’s new privately held community bank, announced that Dita Brown has joined the bank as Vice President, Commercial Banker. In her role as a Commercial Banker, Brown…

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T Cox joins Coldwell Banker Commercial Caine in Greenville

 

Coldwell Banker Commercial Caine recently welcomed T Cox as a commercial sales associate to its Greenville office. T joins Caine with years of sales experience in technology, insurance and most…

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TD Charitable Foundation supports financial literacy and community service at Greenville Technical College

 

A $17,500 gift from TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, will support students at Greenville Technical College (GTC). The gift will allow the college’s Financial Education…

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John Warren sells stake in Lima One Capital

 

John Warren, founder and chairman of Greenville-based Lima One Capital, has sold his majority ownership stake in the company to current minority partners. Warren founded Lima One in 2011 and…

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South Carolina Business Awards announces the recipients for the SC Economic Impact Award and the SC Excellence in Business Awards

 

South Carolina Business Awards, home of the Official SC TOP 25 Fastest Growing Companies program, announced the recipient for the 2019 South Carolina Economic Impact Award is ScanSource. The SC…

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South Carolina Business Awards announces the recipients for the SC Economic Impact Award and the SC Excellence in Business Awards

 

South Carolina Business Awards, home of the Official SC TOP 25 Fastest Growing Companies program, announced the recipient for the 2019 South Carolina Economic Impact Award is ScanSource. The SC…

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South Carolina Business Awards announces the recipients for the SC Economic Impact Award and the SC Excellence in Business Awards

 

South Carolina Business Awards, home of the Official SC TOP 25 Fastest Growing Companies program, announced the recipient for the 2019 South Carolina Economic Impact Award is ScanSource. The SC…

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South Carolina Federal adds two executives to senior management team

 

South Carolina Federal Credit Union has added two seasoned leaders to its senior management team: Kevin Kosco, Senior Vice President of Retail Sales and Service, and Scott Muscarella, Senior Vice…

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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,…

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Bank of America recognized as one of Greenville Technical College’s Unsung Heroes

 

Bank of America and the Bank of America Charitable Foundation were recently recognized by Greenville Technical College as Unsung Heroes, joining the ranks of organizations and individuals honored over the…

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Lima One Capital adds five business development reps

 

Lima One Capital, the nation’s premier lender for real estate investors, recently added business development representatives to better serve five new markets. • Danita Olney joins Lima One as a…

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Countybank unveils refreshed company website

 

Countybank is proud to launch its new website, providing a more comprehensive and user-friendly experience for online visitors. To experience Countybank’s revamped website, visit www.ecountybank.com. “Our new website better represents…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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