Portrait of Tripp TuttleUPSTATE, SC – The Palmetto Bank’s H. E. (Tripp) Tuttle, III, executive vice president, Palmetto Trust & Investment Group, was appointed to serve on the American Bankers Association Trust School Advisory Board.

Tuttle brings with him seventeen years of solid banking and trust experience as he steps into his newly appointed position. In addition to serving as executive vice president of Palmetto Trust & Investment Group, he has been active in the South Carolina banking industry as past chairman of the South Carolina Bankers Trust Committee. He is a previous instructor for Cannon Graduate Trust School at the University of Notre Dame and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and is a current instructor at South Carolina Bankers School in Columbia. He has served as a member of Greenville South Carolina Estate Planning Council, Greenville Surgical Foundation, and the Board of the Laurens County Community Foundation.

Tuttle is a graduate of Presbyterian College and Cannon Graduate Trust School and currently serves as a member of The Palmetto Bank’s Executive Management Team and as a board member of Palmetto Capital.

The ABA National and Graduate Trust Schools are professional continuing educational programs which provide students the knowledge, skills, and tools they need to excel in the trust industry.

Celebrating 102 years of service in the Upstate, The Palmetto Bank manages $2.2 billion in assets including Commercial Banking, Trust, Brokerage and Mortgage Servicing. The Palmetto Bank’s commitment to safe and sound bank practices for 102 years has been the key factor in its ability to meet the challenges in today’s economy and banking industry. The Palmetto Bank is the fifth largest independent state-chartered commercial bank in South Carolina with 29 locations throughout the Upstate counties of Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg and York.