First Reliance Bank is pleased to announce that President F. Justin Strickland has been named one of Columbia’s Top 50 Most Influential People by Columbia Business Monthly. The honorees are selected through a process of staff research and community nominations.
Rick Saunders, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Justin’s efforts to make the Midlands one of the best places to live in South Carolina is mirrored by his commitment and dedication to First Reliance’s customers and staff.”
Justin serves on many 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. A Walterboro native, Strickland graduated from the University of South Carolina and the Banking School of the South at Louisiana State University.