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Adams & Reese, LLP   
Phil Buffington
1501 Main Street, 5th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201   
1018 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 800
Ridgeland, MS 39157   
Phone: (601) 292-0745   
Fax: (601) 355-9708   

Adams and Reese is a multidisciplinary law firm located throughout the southern United States and in Washington, DC. Our banking practice includes: Regulatory; Compliance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Formations; Capital Planning; Enforcement Actions; Payment and Investment Systems; Checks, Drafts, and Other Electronic Transactions; Corporate Trusts; Asset Based and Secured Lending; Bankruptcy and Workouts; Structured Finance/Restructuring; Letters of Credit; Financial Derivatives; Public Finance; Tax Credit Investment; Banking, Employment, Mortgage Servicing and Lender Liability Litigation; and Expert Witness Services.


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Anthony Garofalo

3700 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 400

Charlotte, NC 28273

Phone: (704) 625-3245

We enable our customers to implement competitive products and services to acquire, maintain and grow customers. Our team of certified security and compliance professionals are former banking and IT security executives experienced in delivering solutions to financial institutions. Our hundreds of clients are increasingly competitive, while successfully maintaining regulatory compliance and implementing security measures to mitigate cyber threats.      

AloStar Bank of Commerce   

Trey Moore   

7001 St. Andrews Road, PMB 376   

Columbia, SC 29212   

Phone: (803) 530-6870

AloStar, a leading provider of capital and counsel to business leaders across America, delivers Correspondent Operations Services and Liquidity Management Tools to top community financial institutions who are vital to their local economies. We want to partner with you

as you create your own success story.

At-Net Services, Inc.   

Brent Amyette   

111 Smith Hines Road   

Greenville, SC 29607   

Phone: (864) 370-8247

We here at AT-NET are Technology Solutions, Managed Services and Cyber Security Solutions specialists. We have core disciplines in Cyber Security, Data Backup/Storage/Recovery, Managed Services, Voice over IP, Server Infrastructure, Network Design, Application

Development and Internet Services.

The Baker Group   

Josh Lee   

2300 Windy Ridge Parkway, Suite R76

Atlanta, GA 30339   

Phone: (855) 500-4547
The Baker Group is one of the nation's largest independently owned securities firms specializing in investment portfolio management for community financial institutions. Since 1979, we've helped our clients improve decision-making, manage interest rate risk and maximize investment portfolio performance. Our proven approach of total resource integration utilizes software and products developed by Baker's Software Solutions combined with the firm's investment experience and advice.      

Business Development Corporation of SC

Edwin Lesley   

PO Box 21823   

Columbia, SC 29221   

Phone: (803) 744-0301   

Fax: (803) 744-0601

BDC is a non-bank commercial lending company specializing in SBA lending and the State Small Business Credit Initiative Loan Participation Program (SSBCI-LPP). These programs along with the Capital Access Program for smaller commercial loans and the SBA-504 program through our affiliate CDC are utilized to support our member banks by assisting them in getting challenging deals done. Our website outlines all of our programs in detail at Created by the South Carolina Legislature in 1958 to help foster economic development and job creation, BDC’s Board of Directors includes many of the state’s leading community and commercial bankers.


The Capital Corporation

C. Dan Adams   

84 Villa Road   

Greenville, SC 29615   

Phone: (864) 672-8400   

Fax: (864) 542-1661

The Capital Corporation has been helping "lower middle market" companies, (revenues between $10 million and $100 million), achieve their financial objectives since 1991.  We specialize in navigating our clients through the complicated and time intensive processes of selling their businesses, acquiring other businesses, and/or securing capital. Our clients are served exclusively by senior principals with Blue Chip backgrounds and experience (e.g. Bank of America, Merrill Lynch etc.). The Capital Corporation is one of only six investment banks in the U.S. which are members of IMAP’s exclusive international M&A network that sources buyers from 30+ different countries.


CenterState Bank   

Parker Grubbs   

120 Club Oaks Court, Suite 150   

Winstom-Salem, NC 27104   

Phone: (336) 659-7101   

Fax: (336) 659-7107

Created in 2008, the Correspondent Division employs over eighty-five dedicated correspondent banking professionals.  The Team manages over 600 relationships in 35 states. In addition to the Bank’s main office in Winter Haven, Florida, Correspondent offices are located in Atlanta, GA; Birmingham, AL; Nashville, TN; San Francisco, CA; and Winston-Salem, NC. Additional Business Development Offices are scattered throughout the country. Primary services offered include: Investment Portfolio Strategies; Bond Accounting/Safekeeping; Asset/Liability Management; ARC Hedge Program; C&I Loan Sales; Clearing/Cash Management; and International Services.


Community Bankers’ Bank   

Robin Cupka

2601 Promenade Parkway   

PO Box 268

Midlothian, VA 23113

Phone: (804) 398-8007

Fax: (804) 378-2856

Community Bankers’ Bank (CBB) is a Virginia-chartered financial institution whose parent company, CBB Financial Corp. (CBBFC) is owned by community banks.  For over 25 years, this unique correspondent banking model has delivered an assortment of innovative products and solutions to community banks across the Fifth Federal Reserve District. CBB offers a full spectrum of state-of-the-art correspondent banking services; provides expert consulting and investment services; and offers municipal leasing and loan participation opportunities to over 200 community bank shareholders and clients in the Fifth Federal Reserve District. Low cost delivery, expert guidance, professional funds management, and asset growth is our value proposition.


CRS Data   

Jason Pruitt   

341 Troy Circle   

Knoxville, TN 37919   

Phone: (770) 883-6609

CRS Data provides community banks across the southeastern United States the ability to perform fully compliant in-house property evaluations. By doing so, community banks can not only stay compliant with all state and federal real-estate lending guidelines, but save time and money, while also having a non-interest income stream for your institution. The CRS Banker Suite Program also allows community banks the ability to prospect for maturing real estate loans in your target markets.


H. Spann Laffitte, Jr.
Vice President of Sales 
and Account Management

Delta Dental
1320 Main Street, Suite 650
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Direct: 803-454-8484

Delta Dental is proud to be America’s largest, most experienced dental benefits company. Made up of 39 independent, affiliated member companies, Delta Dental is a not-for-profit organization with some for-profit affiliates. Delta Dental’s member companies are all members of the Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA), whose mission is to help improve the overall oral health of the nation by making dental care more available and affordable to the public through the expansion of dental benefits programs. Together, we offer a nationwide dental benefit programs for a wide range of groups and individuals. Delta Dental member companies administer programs that provide enrollees with quality, cost-effective dental benefits. Since 1954, Delta Dental has worked to improve oral health in the U.S. by emphasizing preventive care, and making dental coverage affordable to a wide variety of groups.      


Michelle Bussey

3 Gresham Landing   

Stockbridge, GA 30281   

Phone: (770) 506-0990

Since 1973, Econ-O-Check has helped thousands of financial institutions create deeper customer relationships and achieve their revenue goals with key financial solutions such as retail checking, direct response insurance programs and identity theft protection products.


Elliott Davis, LLC   

R. Jason Caskey, Financial Services Practice Leader    

1901 Main Street, Suite 900   

Columbia, SC 29201   

Phone: (803) 255-1203   

Fax: (803) 254-4724
Elliott Davis, LLC is a super-regional CPA firm that provides audit, tax and consulting services to over 150 financial institutions across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the US. Our team of more than 100 professionals dedicated to the banking industry serves both private and public institutions with audit, tax and consulting services. In addition to traditional external audits and tax preparation, Elliott Davis, LLC offers consulting services which include: loan review, internal audit, compliance, information technology, SOX assistance, and trust reviews.  Visit our website at to learn more.


Employer HR Group   

Josh Ard   

1100 Shirley Street, Suite 200   

Columbia, SC 29205   

Phone: (803) 252-2566

Fax: (803) 400-1987
Employer HR Group provides a consolidated resource of HR Services for SC Community Banks. With our local team of HR consultants and administrators, we are your comprehensive provider or HR Compliance, Payroll/Tax Management, Time & Attendance, Benefits Administration, and ACA Reporting. In business for 20+ years, we’ve had the fortunate privilege of working with Community Banks and small business throughout SC.      


Clay Elder

421 Penman Street

Suite 200

Charlotte, NC 28203

Phone: (704) 373-1900

Fax: (704) 373-0902


ESD is a full-service Architecture, Engineering and Interior Design firm that specializes in Financial Facilities.  We have designed over 4000 financial Projects in our 28 years in business.

Our services are menu based, allowing flexibility to pinpoint your specific needs, or offer a Total Architectural Design Service Package. We offer additional services through our sister companies PRM (construction services) and RDG (design and manufacturing of custom millwork, casework and furniture).

Each Financial Facility needs to reflect your distinct "Corporate Identity", which becomes a "Marketing Tool".  Financial Institutions are now realizing that their buildings are more than just "transaction centers".  They have a significant impact on the perception that people have about  your Corporate Wellness. The Goal, is to make a Visual Statement, thru the building design, about your Financial Institution's Unique Goals and Individual Values that help define who you are in the market.


Equis Alliance, LLC

Glenn A. Blackwood

3500 Fairlane Farms Road

Suite 11

Wellington, FL 33414

Phone: (561) 798-5620

Fax: (561) 798-3511


Equias Alliance helps banks achieve their key financial goals, manage benefit liabilities and enhance shareholder value through market-leading knowledge, tailored executive benefit plan design, Bank Owned Life Insurance (BOLI) expertise and BOLI administration solutions.

Equias Alliance is a trusted partner to America's banking institutions. Our strategies and practices enable clients to meet key financial goals, manage benefit liabilities and enhance shareholder value. Equias Alliance consultants are known for their market-leading knowledge, use of advanced financial products and solutions, and skillful development of well-administered benefit programs.

We invite you to evaluate Equias Alliance as a potential expert source for your strategic benefit and Bank Owned Life Insurance (BOLI) solutions, knowing that our objective is to earn a place on your team of trusted partners in business success.



Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta   

Kevin Wyckoff   

1475 Peachtree Street, NE

6th Floor Funding Desk

Atlanta, GA 30309   

Phone: (404) 888-8348   

Fax: (404) 888-8022

FHLBank Atlanta offers competitively-priced financing, community development grants, and other banking services to help member financial institutions make affordable home mortgages and provide economic development credit to neighborhoods and communities. The Bank’s members—its shareholders and customers—are commercial banks, credit unions, savings institutions, community development financial institutions, and insurance companies located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.  FHLBank Atlanta is one of 11 district banks in the Federal Home Loan Bank System. Since 1990, the FHLBanks have awarded approximately $5 billion in Affordable Housing Program funds, assisting more than 791,000 households.


Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Paul Frey

530 E. Trade Street   

Charlotte, NC 28202   

Phone: (704) 358-2544

Fax: (704) 358-2566

The mission of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is to inspire trust and confidence in the U.S. financial system. We influence monetary policy, we supervise financial institutions, and we are the banker for banks.  The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is part of the nation’s central banking system. The Bank is driven by knowledge and the evolving economic interests of the nation, not by profit or a bottom line. The Bank fosters the stability, integrity and efficiency of the nation’s monetary, financial and payments systems. Our work affects every member of American society.


First South Carolina Securities, Inc.   

Larry Jordan   

6300 St. Andrews Road, Suite B   

Columbia, SC 29212   

Phone: (803) 731-0455

First South Carolina Securities, Inc. opened in June 1985, and is a broker dealer specializing in fixed income securities. The company has worked with South Carolina community banks since its opening in 1985, and provides services in asset/liability management, budgeting and interest rate risk management.



Rick Faust   

8 Hunters Ridge Rd. 

Johnson City, TN 37604

Office: 423-268-2904   

Phone: 832-325-4529
Fiserv is a global leader in financial services technology solutions. We're helping more than 13,000 clients worldwide create and deliver experiences for a digital world that's always on. Solutions that enable today's consumer to move and manage money with ease, speed and convenience. At the point of thought.

FNBB Capital Markets   

Wes Caudell   

600 University Park Place

Suite 380

Birmingham, AL 35209   

Phone: (866) 405-6864

Fax: (205) 969-9227

FNBB Capital Markets offers a full suite of investment products designed especially for community banks. Our fixed-income desk offers competitive pricing on a wide range of bank eligible securities. Asset Liability Management provides multidimensional analysis of the

balance sheet, incorporating interest rate risk, income simulation and market valuation using deterministic modeling.  FNBB’s portfolio accounting and safekeeping systems utilize the latest technology with integrated services to streamline processes and ensure accuracy. FNBB Capital Markets, LLC provides Retirement Benefit plans and Bank Owned Life Insurance (BOLI) products with an emphasis on consultative services, ongoing performance reviews, implementation and administration of plans and proper compliance.


Franklin American Mortgage 

Kelly Jernigan    

6100 Tower Circle #600    

Franklin, TN 37067    

Phone: (919) 255-0300



An emerging leader in the mortgage industry, Franklin American Mortgage Company is fast becoming a preferred lender for consumers and mortgage professionals across the country. The Company’s Correspondent Lending division was designed to service small to large lenders across the nation. The Correspondent Lending division was created to harness FAMC’s growing national presence to provide high-quality services and products to these institutions and their customers. This will help smaller lenders compete with larger “mega banks” in an increasingly tight market.

FAMC offers borrowers, brokers and lenders the strength and security of a forward-thinking national mortgage company, dedicated to remaining an industry trendsetter. FAMC truly values its relationship with each customer and mortgage professional they work with, maintaining a company tradition of responsiveness and personalized service characteristic of a much smaller organization. This philosophy has enabled FAMC to become one of the fastest growing mortgage bankers in the nation. 


Harper McNeil Consulting, Inc.   

Robert Harper   

3020 Lake Wylie Drive   

Rock Hill, SC 29732   

Phone: (803) 329-2305

Denise McNeil

229 Freshwater Lane

Mooresville, NC 28117


Harper McNeil provides unbiased technology consulting yielding successful results for hundreds of financial institutions, many engage us repeatedly as they grow. When working with our clients and their respective vendors, our company strives to guide your effort toward the most productive new technology. We thoroughly understand banking and always incorporate the bank’s objectives.


Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, PA   

A. Parker Barnes, III, Esq.   

1201 Main Street, 22nd Floor   

Columbia, SC 29201   

Phone: (803) 779-3080   

Fax: (803) 765-1243

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. provides business, litigation and financial legal services to national and international clients. Excellent, efficient legal service requires an in-depth knowledge of our clients’ businesses and the challenges they face in today’s increasingly competitive marketplace. With attorneys experienced in a full range of practice areas, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd attorneys work as a member of our clients’ team, providing advice and counsel for a broad range of matters, including general operations, regulatory compliance, corporate organization and governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities, taxation, employment, and litigation.


ICBA Securities

Southeast Regional Office

(serving AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN)
David Moore, SVP
4209 Kinsmon Way
Marietta, GA 30062
Phone: (770) 650-9810
Fax: (770) 650-9810

ICBA Securities is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the ICBA Services Network.  ICBA Securities (through its relationship with Vining Sparks) provides comprehensive balance sheet solutions to 2,500 community bank focused clients (and growing). Their support covers many areas: Asset/Liability Management, liquidity assistance, commercial/residential loan portfolio analysis & trading, SBA/USDA analysis & trading, securities portfolio analysis & trading, bond accounting, safekeeping, interest rate products & hedging strategies, investment banking, wholesale funding, education, research, advocacy and much more. ICBA Securities also has a mandated set of policies for the protection of its bank clients: rigorous sales rep requirements, a suitable security list, and a pricing policy that is determined by its Board of Directors (also community bankers). Finally, ICBA Securities has a unique, formal agreement to return all of its earnings to either state associations or its parent, the ICBA, in the form of royalties and dividends.


J. W. Hunt & Company, LLP   

William T. Pouncey   

1607 St. Julian Place   

Columbia, SC 29204   

Phone: (803) 728-8655

Fax: (803) 726-3015

Organized in 1934, J. W. Hunt and Company is one of the more prominent locally owned accounting firms in Columbia. We offer all of the traditional audit and accounting services and provide these services to an extensive clientele representing a broad cross-section of

business and government. We also provide specialized tax research, planning, and other services in support of our audit and accounting services. A large portion of our audit practice is devoted to financial institutions. We also offer outsourced internal audit as well as other specialized engagements to financial institutions designed to meet their various regulatory requirements.


Hub International

Bob Graham   

PO Box 8087   

Columbia, SC 29201   

Phone: (803) 227-4802

Fax: (803) 771-7991

KeenanSuggs Insurance is a leading commercial, personal and benefits firm serving businesses and individuals across the Southeast. From our dedicated team of industry specialists, to our experienced client service and risk management departments, KeenanSuggs Insurance is proud to serve as a trusted advisor to our clients. Insurance is complicated. We can help.


Ken Smith, Inc.   

Ken Smith   

8661 Monroe Road   

Charlotte, NC 28212   

Phone: (704) 536-1300   

Fax: (704) 536-1334

Ken Smith, Inc. is a small, family owned business headquartered in Charlotte, NC.  which started operation in 1969.  We are a leading provider of physical and electronic security to financial institutions in the Southeast.  Our retail division also provides products and services to convenience stores, grocery stores, pharmacies and other commercial entities. We pride ourselves on offering cutting edge technology solutions to suit the end users' needs and budgets.


Main Street, Inc

Cynthia Glover, VP of Business Development
Phone: (866)380-4816

19th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203


Main Street partners with the underserved, community-oriented financial institution who desires a personal customer service model in their checking, analytics, and marketing programs. Our simplified approach equips businesses with the information, tools and solutions needed to win in today’s market. Whether you are trying to acquire, retain, or expand customer relationships, Main Street provides a cost effective, straightforward, partnership to meet your goals.



Rich Houghton   

3038 McNaughton Drive   

Columbia, SC    29223   

Phone: (803) 788-6442

ManagedPrint manages printer/MFP fleets based on HP technologies. ManagedPrint is a premier HP partner and in 2015 Best in Class for ManagedPrint Services.


Matthews, Young Management Consulting   

J. Timothy O'Rourke

Chairman & CEO   

505 Millstone Drive   

Hillsborough, NC 27278   

Phone: (919) 644-6962 ext. 1109   

Cell: (919) 906-4509

Fax: (919) 644-6969



Management Consulting is a strategy, organization and compensation consulting firm that works with owners, boards and executives of financial services institutions.  We develop strategy to help banks know where they are going, help fit organizational structures to strategic direction, find and attract people who fill in the organizations, outplace people who no longer fit and build compensation policies and systems that reward the achievement of strategy.  Over the past 40+ years, Matthews, Young has earned the reputation as the Southeast’s foremost authority on compensation for

financial industry employees – executive and staff alike.



Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC

Kris Trainor

200 Galleria Parkway, SE Suite 1700

Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: (800)277-0080


Fax: (770)980-4182

 Mauldin & Jenkins is a regional CPA firm founded in 1918 and focusing on providing audit, tax, and consulting (internal audit, compliance, BSA, IT, loan review and other advisory) services to both public and private financial institutions throughout the southeast. In our almost 100-year history, Mauldin & Jenkins has proven to provide the excellent quality service you expect and doing so for a reasonable price.


McGuireWoods Consulting

Amber Barnes
1301 Gervais Street, Suite 1050
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 251-2314
Fax: (803) 251-2315

McGuireWoods Consulting, LLC (MWC), provides clients with comprehensive advice and solutions for their government relations and business development needs. Our relationships with top business and government leaders throughout the country are fundamental in meeting our clients’ objectives. We offer experience in various industries including education, financial services, healthcare, insurance, public utilities, real estate and telecommunications. Led by former South Carolina Governor Jim Hodges, Hodges Consulting Group was formed in January of 2003. In 2009, we merged with McGuireWoods Consulting, LLC, which is a division of McGuireWoods LLP, an international law firm based in Richmond, Virginia. The MWC lobbying and local government team is headed by Billy Boan, who serves as Senior Vice President for State Government Relations. Joining Mr. Boan on the South Carolina lobbying team are Robert Adams, Brian Flynn and Amber Barnes.


Nelson, Mullins, Riley, & Scarborough   

Neil E. Grayson   

104 S. Main Street, Poinsett Plaza, Suite 900   

Greenville, SC 29601   

Phone: (864) 250-2246

Fax: (864) 250-2359

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has a strong South Carolina presence and a national banking practice, with more than 175 years' collective experience among our senior banking attorneys. We handle a wide variety of work for financial institutions, including bank regulatory; M&A; securities; corporate governance; employment matters; internal investigations; commercial and general litigation; loan work-outs and collections; real estate, workout, bankruptcy, foreclosure and collection litigation; consumer finance and consumer real estate finance defensive litigation; state law operational issues; privacy issues; commercial lending and real estate finance; lender liability litigation; and Dodd-Frank Act and CFPB compliance.


The Plateau Group, Inc.

Dick Williams, President

PO Box 7001   

Crossville, TN 38555

Phone: (800) 752-8328

Fax: (931) 484-0692

Integrated Financial Solutions, LLC

Michael Boozer   

Phone: (931) 484-8411   

Fax: (931) 484-0692

The Plateau Group, Inc., founded in 1981 in Crossville, Tennessee, and its subsidiaries provide valuable loan protection products, reinsurance services and other products to banks and other entities that offer consumer financing throughout the United States and South Pacific Islands. Plateau is focused on the continuing development of new products and distribution channels to sustain long-term profitability and steady growth.

Richardson Plowden & Robinson, P.A.
Mr. Adam Tesh
1900 Barnwell Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: 803.576.3740
Fax: 803.779.0016
Established in 1973, Richardson, Plowden & Robinson, P.A. is among the 15 largest law firms in South Carolina, with more than 35 attorneys in offices in Columbia, Myrtle Beach and Charleston. A full service law firm, Richardson Plowden has more than 25 practice areas providing legal counsel to local, state and national clients. For more information, visit


Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC

Tina Emerson

1221 Main Street, 14th Floor

Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: (803) 744-5264

Fax: (803) 343-7017

Rogers Townsend represents regional and community banks in loan transactions involving commercial and retail development, residential subdivision development, historic renovations and rehabilitations, and multi-family housing projects. We also structure, organize, and close multi-state transactions, shopping center acquisitions,  and mixed-use developments. In addition, our attorneys handle loan work-outs, restructure problem commercial loans, handle liquidations, foreclosures and bankruptcies, and we have experience in complex commercial litigation and bankruptcy litigation.


Security Technology Services, Inc.    

Neal Beard   

PO Box 105   

Columbia, SC 29201   

Phone: (803) 776-8852   

Fax: (803) 776-8848

In providing customized and innovative solutions to the unique drive-up, physical and electronic security, and ATM and TCR equipment needs of Community Banks, STS is not restricted by being aligned with a single "one solution for all” equipment manufacturer. Our company lives the philosophy of "Service With a Sense of Urgency”, and our team of highly experienced field technicians service not only what we sell and install, but all brands and ages of bank equipment and ATMs for financial institutions throughout the Carolinas and Georgia. STS, Inc. is not "just another bank equipment company”.


SHAZAM Network   

Alex Jernigan, Sr.   

2965 Sunset Drive   

Donalsonville, GA 39845   

Phone: (229) 861-3802

The SHAZAM network is one of the last remaining member-owned and -controlled EFT networks and processors in the industry. This independence allows SHAZAM to remain in control of its systems and

guarantees access to the electronic payments system for its participants. SHAZAM offers ATM processing, Visa® check card and Debit MasterCard® national debit products, card authorization services, merchant processing, ACH services, and information security solutions. SHAZAM serves nearly 1,500 community financial institutions in 33 states. Visit for more information.


SI Solutions

Ben Waldrop

PO Box 6437

Florence, SC 29502

Phone: (843) 669-2027

Fax: (843) 662-3050

SI Solutions provides a vast array of solutions for community banks. We can alleviate the pressures and headaches of processing your statements and notices  internally with cost saving benefits. We also provide solutions to market the community bank in a more efficient manner.


South Carolina Bankers Employee Benefit Trust

Teresa D. Taylor   

PO Box 533   

Chapin, SC 29036   

Phone: (803) 575-8401

The South Carolina Bankers Employee Benefit Trust was established in 1981. It was formed as a service for bankers and is governed by a board of nine bankers. The Trust offers group insurance plans that can include health, dental, life, LTD, STD, voluntary life insurance and vision insurance. The Trust’s medical plan is administered by BlueCross BlueShield of SC. The dental plan is offered through Delta Dental. Voya Financial is the carrier for the group term life, long-term disability, short-term disability and voluntary life plans. The SC Bankers Employee Benefit Trust’s carrier for the vision plan is VSP. We partner with Benefitfirst for an online portal to easily enroll all Trust plans. These plans provide excellent coverage at reasonable premiums.


TIB -- The Independent Bankers Bank

Mac Cochrane   

3709 Alden Street   

Indian Trail, NC 28079   

Phone: (704) 620-8841

With more than 1,600 customer banks from coast-to-coast, TIB is America’s most trusted bankers’ bank. From traditional correspondent lending to the latest in operational and card services technologies to expert investment strategies and more, TIB is uniquely positioned to assist any-sized institution. TIB is owned by nearly 500 of the very community banks it serves and can be found online at


Travelers Insurance   

Luis A. Lima, Jr.   

11440 Carmel Commons Boulevard

Charlotte, NC 28226   

Phone: (704) 544-3704

Fax: (704) 544-3760

Travelers has been insuring banks for more than a century. Offering a wide range of customized insurance protection, Travelers SelectOne+ SM for Financial Institutions is designed to respond to the most recent trends in banking.  This flexible product line provides insurance options to help banks reduce potential gaps and overlaps in coverage, including D&O liability, cyber liability, banker’s professional liability, financial institution bonds, ID fraud expense reimbursement and property/casualty coverages. Our dedication to community banks has helped us earn the endorsement of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA). Through this endorsement, we offer special benefits to ICBA members.


Turner Padget  

Harriet Wallace   

200 East Broad Street, Suite 250

Greenville, SC 29601    

Phone: (864) 552-4612

Fax: (864) 282-5995

Turner Padget's attorneys provide straightforward, practical advice to meet our clients' legal needs.  With a rich history as one of South Carolina's largest law firms, now expanding into neighboring states, and with offices strategically located in Augusta, Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville and Myrtle Beach, our attorneys bring a deep understanding of court systems and laws, and what it takes to do business in the Southeast.


SMA Solutions  

Keith Landry

3946 Glade Valley Drive

Kingwood, Texas 77339   

Phone: (281) 446-5000

Fax: (281) 446-7492

SMA Solutions invests in our customers' success by providing innovative automation tools that integrate and enhance efficiencies throughout their businesses.  At SMA Solutions, we are passionate about collaborating with our customers to provide the most effective automation solution available.  We aim to increase efficiency while reducing costs and saving time, allowing users to smoothly manage unique IT environments.      
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