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Caitlin Meek-Steelman is CEO of Graycliff Capital, which has executed about $4.5 billion in transactions in the multi-family development space. (Photo/Graycliff Capital)
May 24, 2024

A View From The C-Suite: CEO Caitlin Meek-Steelman of Graycliff Capital

GSA Business Report’s long-standing feature, A View From The C-Suite, is a quick visit and a little insight from …

SouthState Corp. and Independent Bank Group Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement under which SouthState will acquire Independent Bank Group. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
May 20, 2024

SouthState, with 85 South Carolina locations, to acquire Texas bank group for $2B

The transaction is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2025.

Feb 20, 2024

South Carolina’s tourism industry could endure ‘devastating blow’ if this credit card bill passes

The credit card bill could change how transactions are processed and eliminate ....

Truist Financial Corp. has named Matt Roth as the middle market banking leader for South Carolina.
Jan 4, 2024

Truist names executive to oversee South Carolina market

The executive will be responsible for the overall performance for Middle Market Banking in the South Carolina region, including high-quality client service, profitability and growth, and risk management.

Oct 4, 2023

Privately held Charleston bank unveils new corporate headquarters

In addition to the headquarters building, construction will soon begin on the property on Grassroots Legacy Park, a new attraction that Beacon, which is undergoing a growth spurt, is dedicating to the community.

Sep 15, 2023

Wells Fargo employees go hammers-in for North Charleston family

Wells Fargo employees were out, hammers-in-hands, on Sept. 13, to help frame walls and paint a new three-bedroom Habitat home in Charleston.

Sep 14, 2023

Charleston private equity firm reaches $1 billion in assets

Its portfolio boasts partnerships with national hotel brands including Ritz-Carlton, Thompson by Hyatt, Autograph Collection, Tapestry Collection by Hilton and Moxy by Marriott.

Aug 28, 2023

Georgia-based bank moves corporate headquarters to Spartanburg

This latest branch opening continues the bank's goal of filling the community banking gap in South Carolina by opening new branches across the Upstate region, according to a news release.

Aug 28, 2023

Rock Hill-based Family Trust Credit Union names new CEO

The executive has been with Family Trust for nearly 20 years, working across all areas of the credit union including digital banking, retail, sales, marketing, business development and electronic delivery.

Aug 7, 2023

Two Columbia accounting firms to merge

Two Columbia public accounting firms have announced a merger. Fleischman & Associates PA will merge its professional practice into The Hobbs Group effective Aug. 21

Aug 2, 2023

Wells Fargo donates $60M for program to help former inmates

Former inmates returning to the community will be able to get help and workforce training through a new program coming to South Carolina.

Jul 24, 2023

How these military veterans built a 9-figure company in Greenville

With an honorable discharge separating their past from their future, John Warren and John Thompson thought they were ready to take on the business world. But they both learned they had more challenges to overcome.