F. Justin Strickland was appointed, January 2021, as President, of First Reliance Bank where he will oversee the bank's commercial platform and growth as the bank continues to expand its presence throughout North and South Carolina.
Strickland, a Walterboro native, has worked in the banking industry in South Carolina since 1985.
Strickland, a Walterboro native, has worked in the banking industry in South Carolina since 1985. Mr. Strickland is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where he earned a Bachelor in Finance. He is also a graduate of the Banking School of the South at LSU.
Strickland serves in leadership roles on several regional and statewide boards in South Carolina, including as Committee Chairman of the Board of Financial Institutions and on the Executive Committee of the Lexington Medical Foundation. His past civic experience includes Chairman of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the Palmetto Health Foundation and as a member of the South Carolina Bankers Association.