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Taft Osborne, Vice President, Branch Manager
Taft Osborne, Vice President, Branch Manager


First Reliance Bank announces that Taft Osborne has been promoted to Vice President, Branch Manager for the Simpsonville, SC, 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, “Taft’s leadership in the Simpsonville market furthers our bank’s market growth in that area. He is a community leader with the Simpsonville Chamber of Commerce, where he is an “A-List award winner for best Banking & Financial Institution and the CEO Award of Excellence.”

Schaefer Carpenter, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking Manager, shared, “Taft simply lives the bank’s values; Customer’s First, Positive Attitude, and Commitment to Excellence. It is a pleasure to work with him.”

Taft is a graduate of James Madison University, where he earned a B.A. Economics. He is a board member and Chair-Elect for the Simpsonville Area Chamber of Commerce. Since 2019, he has been a planning committee member for the Greenville Walk to End Alzheimer’s and currently serves on the Executive Leadership Team.



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