November 11, 2009
SCBT Cuts Ribbon on New Mt. Pleasant Location
(MOUNT PLEASANT, SC) -- South Carolina Bank and Trust cut the ribbon on its newest location in the Charleston area at 10:30 a.m. today.
"Founded in 1933, we've been serving the financial needs of South Carolinians for more than 75 years. We entered the Charleston market in 2006 at our Meeting Street location. Our main office at 46 Broad Street opened in April of 2007 and we opened our James Island office in December of last year. We are happy to now be a part of the Mount Pleasant community with the opening of our newest office here on Johnnie Dodds Boulevard," said Arthur P. Swanson, SCBT Charleston regional president. "We have a wonderful team of bankers lead by Kevin Rourk and are looking forward to growing our presence in the Mount Pleasant area."
Located at 1032 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard in Mount Pleasant, the new 2,800 square foot office will provide a full array of banking services, including commercial lending, mortgage lending, investments, and trust asset management.
"The renovation and opening of our office in Mt Pleasant, at this time, shows our commitment to serving South Carolina’s needs," said Kevin Rourk, SCBT Mount Pleasant city executive. "We look forward to providing personalized service to all who choose us as their Bank."
To celebrate the opening of the new office, SCBT made a donation to the E.C.C.O., which as accepted by Ann Treanor Ward, director of development and Suzanne Flynn, board member. The blessing of the building was delivered by Josh Surratt, pastor, Sea Coast Church.
Participating in the ribbon cutting are John Windley, president, SCBT; Bill Medich, SCBT Charleston city executive; Swanson; and Rourk.
The new office will include drive through banking, a night deposit and ATM. Service will be provided by Kylee Eldenmuller, personal banker and tellers Sara Ball, Danielle Brown, and Michael Kapaldo. Mortgage lending services will be provided by Cassandra Padgette, mortgage banker and Debra Gosner, mortgage loan processor.
SCBT Financial Corporation, Columbia, South Carolina is a registered bank holding company incorporated under the laws of South Carolina. The Company consists of SCBT, N.A., the third largest bank headquartered in South Carolina and NCBT, a Division of SCBT, N.A. Providing financial services for over 75 years, SCBT Financial Corporation operates 48 financial centers in 16 South Carolina counties and Mecklenburg County in North Carolina. Named in Forbes as one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America, SCBT Financial Corporation has assets of approximately $2.8 billion and its stock is traded under the symbol SCBT in the NASDAQ Global Select Market. More information can be found at www.SCBTonline.com.
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