Greenville, S.C. – The Palmetto Bank announced the following officer appointments:

Portrait of Leslie GibbonsLeslie B. Gibbons has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Loan Accounting Specialist. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina. Gibbons has been employed with The Palmetto bank since January 2008.

Portrait of Carolyn NelsonCarolyn C. Nelson has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Bankcard Manager. She is a graduate of the University of Charleston in West Virginia. Nelson has been employed with The Palmetto Bank since November 2004.

“We are pleased to recognize Leslie and Carolyn for their hard work,” said Sam Erwin, Chief Executive Officer and President, The Palmetto Bank. The high level of commitment and quality of service these individuals provide are representative of the dedication of all of our employees. We are proud to have them as part of our team.”

Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, The Palmetto Bank is a 103-year old independent state-chartered commercial bank and is the fifth-largest banking institution headquartered in South Carolina. The Palmetto Bank has assets of $1.3 billion and serves the Upstate through 29 banking locations in Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg and York counties. The Bank specializes in providing personalized community banking services to individuals and small to mid-size businesses including Retail and Commercial Banking, Mortgage, Trust, Brokerage, and Insurance. Additional information may be found at the company’s web site at www.palmettobank.com.