GREENVILLE, S.C. – Sam Erwin, Chief Executive Officer and President of The Palmetto Bank announced the following promotions:

Portrait of Blake DavisBlake E. Davis has been promoted to Branch Manager and Loan Officer, North Harper office. He is a graduate of Newberry College, the South Carolina Bankers School, the SCBA Commercial Lending School, and Leadership Laurens County Class XVI. Active in his community, he is a Laurens County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and LINK Laurens Treasurer (Young Business Professionals). Davis has been employed with The Palmetto Bank since May 2001.

Portrait of Jeri ManleyJeri C. Manley has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager and Loan Officer, Main office. She is a graduate of the South Carolina Bankers School. Manley has been employed with The Palmetto Bank for twenty years.

Portrait of Jeanie RobertsJeanie Roberts has been promoted to Branch Information Support (BIS) Manager, BIS department. Active in her community, she is a graduate of Leadership Greenwood Class of 2007, and most recently served as Chair of the Greenwood Chamber Ambassador group, United Way Team Leader, American Cancer Society Relay for Life Team Leader and Secretary of the Emerald Place Homeowners Association. Roberts has been employed with The Palmetto Bank for twelve years.

Portrait of Elizabeth RobertsonElizabeth L. Robertson has been promoted to Mortgage Originator, Laurens/Greenwood. A Laurens native, Robertson is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, The Palmetto Bank’s management training program, and the South Carolina Bankers School. She has been employed with The Palmetto Bank for eleven years.

Portrait of GaryColemanGary C. Coleman has been promoted to Loss Mitigation and Recovery Specialist. A Laurens native, Coleman received his Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Management from Clemson University. He has been employed with The Palmetto Bank since September 2008.

“We are pleased to recognize these individuals for their hard work and achievements,” said Sam Erwin, Chief Executive Officer and President, The Palmetto Bank. “The high level of commitment and quality of service these individuals provide contributes to the success of The Palmetto Bank, our customers and the communities we serve. We are proud to have them as part of our team.”

Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, The Palmetto Bank is a 104-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.