Tabathia Hagan has joined First Reliance Bank as Senior Vice President, Retail Banking Manager for First Reliance Bank North and South Carolina markets. Hagan is responsible for retail sales and strategic growth of First Reliance Bank’s branch footprint, and she will oversee sales management throughout that footprint.
Hagan has over 31 years of experience in the banking industry. She began her career in a Charleston credit union prior to joining BB&T where she quickly grew her career in retail banking leading branch managers along the South Carolina Coast.
“Tabathia has extensive experience leading, coaching and directing retail branch teams to develop strong customer relationships. She understands our culture and community banking and the importance of making a difference in the lives of our customers and the communities we serve,” said Rick Saunders, President and Chief Executive Officer of First Reliance Bank. “Her sales and leadership experience will be important for First Reliance Bank in growing our retail markets.”
“Tabathia is a strong business leader who understands how to coach and grow managers to optimize their results ,” said David Hall, Executive Vice President, Retail
Banking at First Reliance Bank. “We couldn’t be more excited for her leadership and the experience she’ll bring to our sales teams. Our entire team is dedicated to helping customers in our markets take full advantage of our many products and services. As a community bank, we’re able to develop deeper, more personal relationships with our customers and excel in delivering that best-in-class personal service.”
Hagan is a graduate of College of Charleston, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Business.