First Reliance Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Laughridge to Market President, Greenville. He will be responsible for leading the Greenville team and building the bank’s footprint in the upstate of South Carolina. He graduated from North Carolina State University in 2002, earning a B.S. in Business Management with a concentration in Finance, and the South Carolina Bankers School in 2007.
“We are pleased to announce Chris Laughridge as Market President for the Greenville market. This strategic decision is based on Chris’s proven ability to deliver high customer satisfaction as a trusted banking advisor. He knows how to lead teams and what it takes to build a strong community bank. His extensive industry experience will expand our commercial and local business and customer opportunities”, stated Justin Strickland, President, First Reliance Bank.
Laughridge has over 19 years of industry experience in the banking industry, where he has developed numerous commercial banking relationships. Locally, his community involvement includes the Eastside Family YMCA, where he serves on the Advisory Board. He and his wife Channing have one son.