Board of Directors

Chair

Jennifer T. Jones
CBL State Savings Bank
Greer, SC 

Chair-Elect

H. Richard Sturm
Carolina’s Ameris Bank
Mt. Pleasant, SC

First Vice-Chair

Samuel R. Small, Jr.
First Palmetto Bank
Columbia, SC

Treasurer

J. Ted Nissen
First Community Bank
Lexington, SC

Immediate Past Chair

Boyd B. Jones
Synovus
Columbia, SC

2nd Immediate Past Chair

Fleetwood S. Hassell
The Bank of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

SCBA President & CEO

Fred L. Green III 
South Carolina Bankers Association
Columbia, SC

Coastal Group Directors

Mickey M. Renner
HomeTrust Bank
Charleston, SC

J. Reeves Skeen
First Citizens Bank
Charelston, SC

Midlands Group Directors

Michael E. Edens
First Reliance Bank
Columbia, SC

Benita E. Lefft
Optus Bank
Columbia, SC

Upstate Group Directors

Michael M. Sarvis
First National Bank
Greenville, SC

Coleman Kirven
The Peoples Bank
Anderson, SC

Member-at-Large

Stacy B. Brandon
Bank of America
Greenville, SC

Member-at-Large

Mary D. Garcia
Pinnacle Financial Partners
Mt. Pleasant, SC

Member-at-Large

Alex Brame
Truist Bank
Greenville, SC

Member-At-Large

Laurence S. Bolchoz, Jr.
Coastal Carolina National Bank
Myrtle Beach, SC

Member-at-Large

William O. Buyck, Jr.
Bank of Clarendon
Manning, SC

Member-at-Large

Kevin M. Short
TD Bank, N.A.
Greenville, SC

SC Bankers School Board, Chairman

Robert P. Hucks II
Coastal Carolina National Bank
Myrtle Beach, SC

Young Bankers Division, Chairman

Othniel W. Laffitte
First Bank
Greenville, SC

Community Bankers Division, Chairman

R. Scott Plyler
South Atlantic Bank
Murrells Inlet, SC