Countybank expands upstate footprint into Greer and Anderson

By Jim Fair, Editor
Published on Monday, April 3, 2017

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Ken Harper announced Countybank's expansion into the Greer and Anderson market on Monday.

Ken Harper announced Countybank's expansion into the Greer and Anderson market on Monday.


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Countybank is expanding into Greer and Anderson.

Ken Harper, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Countybank, made the announcement Monday.

Rick Danner, Kevin Duncan and Melody Owens, formerly of Greer State Bank, have joined Countybank and will open the bank’s Greer office in mid-May at 103 North Main Street, according to Harper.

Danner was named Vice President, Business Development, Duncan is Vice President, Greer City Executive, and Owens is Vice President, Corporate Communications.

“We think Greer is one of those markets strong in community banking,” Harper said.

The Anderson office will be at 300 North Main Street, also opening in mid-May. Glenn Buddin was named Vice President, Anderson Market Executive.

“This is a very exciting time for the Countybank family,” stated Ken Harper in a media release.

“We are proud to expand the reach of our broad range of financial services and to deliver them in the personal manner that only a true community bank can. We have a very long track record of investing in the communities where we work, live and play,” stated Harper. “Both Greer and Anderson are at the heart of our strategy of focusing on growth and service solely within the Upstate of South Carolina – this is our home.”

Harper was President/CEO at Greer State Bank before joining Countybank in July 2011.

Countybank has an office on Pelham Road on the Greenville/Greer border.

Countybank is headquarted in Greenwood with Harper overseer of strategic development, sales and operations management for Countybank, Countybank Insurance Services and Countybank Mortgage. 




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