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Nathan Ruth, Vice President, Branch Manager
Nathan Ruth, Vice President, Branch Manager

First Reliance Bank announces that Nathan Ruth has been promoted to Vice President, Branch Manager for the West Columbia branch. He oversees the daily branch operations and is responsible for growing the bank’s customer base while maintaining excellent customer service and serving the community in various activities.

President of First Reliance Justin Strickland said, “Nathan’s leadership in the West Columbia market boosts our bank’s market growth in that area. As an Ambassador for the Greater Cayce West Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Nathan is a community leader.”

Schaefer Carpenter, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking Manager, shared, “It is a pleasure working with Nathan. His commitment to the bank’s values includes Customer’s First, Positive Attitude, and Commitment to Excellence.”

Nathan is a 2005 graduate of DePaul University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. He is also a 2022 graduate of the SC Banker School.




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