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

Portrait of Sheila BrysonSheila B. Bryson has been promoted to Loan Processing Manager. She attended Spartanburg Methodist College and has thirty-two years of experience in the banking industry. Bryson has been employed with The Palmetto Bank for two years.

Portrait of William MarcusWilliam J. Marcus, Jr. has been promoted to Assistant Branch Manager and Loan Officer, Woodruff Road. He is a graduate of Furman University, the South Carolina Bankers Schooland The Palmetto Bank’s management training program. Marcus has been employed with The Palmetto Bank since June of 2006.

Portrait of ClairePrattClaire B. Pratt has been promoted to Compliance Officer. A graduate of Lander University, Pratt has been employed with The Palmetto Bank since November of 2009.

Portrait of Kenneth StoddardKenneth B. Stoddard has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Appraisal Manager Stoddard received a Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of South Carolina. Stoddard has been employed with The Palmetto Bank for six years.

Portrait of Wendy WorkmanWendy G. Workman has been promoted to Senior Auditor. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Erskine College and a Masters of Professional Accountancy in Auditing from Clemson University. Workman has been employed with The Palmetto Bank since November of 2006.

“It is an honor to recognize these individuals for their outstanding 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 $1.4 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 or Facebook.