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Peter Shand

14 Nov

Peter Shand Promoted to President of Business Development Corporation

Posted November 14, 2017

Peter G. Shand is the new President of Business Development Corporation (BDC) of SC, the non-bank, small-business lender created by the South Carolina General Assembly in 1958.

Shand joined BDC in 2013 after 25 years in the commercial lending industry, most recently with First Citizens Bank as Regional Credit Administration Officer, and the former Bank of Camden, as Senior Lending Officer.

 

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Edwin Lesley

9 November

Edwin Lesley Promoted to Chairman of the Board of Directors at Business Development Corporation

Posted November 9, 2017

Edwin O. Lesley has been promoted to Chairman of the Board of Directors of Business Development Corporation of SC (BDC).

Lesley has served as President and CEO of BDC for the past 17 years and helped cement the non-bank commercial lender's success working with member financial institutions to help spur economic development and job creation in South Carolina.

 

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Rob Evans

31 Oct

BDC Names Lending and Insurance Veteran Rob Evans as Senior VP and Loan Officer

Posted October 31, 2017

Business Development Corporation (BDC) of SC has named Robert J.D. Evans as Senior Vice President and Loan Officer.

Evans was most recently a Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending for Bank @lantec, a community bank located in Virginia Beach, Va. Prior to his time in community banking, Rob was a VP of Commercial Banking with SunTrust Bank in Norfolk, Va., where he managed a portfolio of over $50 million, and focused on client acquisition and portfolio growth.

 

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BDC Names Veteran Community Banker, Tony Lawton, as Senior VP and Loan Officer

27 Sep

BDC Names Veteran Community Banker, Tony Lawton, as Senior VP and Loan Officer

Posted September 27, 2017

Lawton has been in senior management and lending positions since 2000 at Provident Community Bank in Union, Park Sterling Bank in Newberry and most recently at First Citizens Bank in Laurens. There he managed commercial and small business relationships, including underwriting, risk management and lending.

Lawton is a graduate of the former Willington Academy in Orangeburg (now Orangeburg Prep) and has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Newberry College.

 

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Lloyd Hendricks

22 August

Lloyd Hendricks Named to Business Development Corporation's Executive Committee

Posted August 22, 2017

Lloyd I. Hendricks, a longtime banker, attorney, legislator and civic leader, has been named to the Executive Committee of the Business Development Corporation of South Carolina (BDC).

Hendricks began his banking career at the former First National Bank of South Carolina in 1968 after graduating from USC's Law School. He later held senior management positions at Southern Bank & Trust and First Union National Bank before joining the South Carolina Bankers Association as President/CEO.

 

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Mike Crapps

1 Aug

First Community Bank CEO Mike Crapps Named to BDC Executive Committee

Posted August 1, 2017

Mike Crapps, President and CEO of First Community Bank, has been named to the Executive Committee of Business Development Corporation of South Carolina (BDC).

Crapps has been at the helm of the Lexington-based bank since its opening in 1995 and has guided its growth to 16 banking offices around the Midlands, Aiken, Greenville, SC and Augusta, GA, and to $915 million in total assets.

 

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News Archive

July 25, 2017
Bank of Clarendon's Barry Ham Named to BDC Board of Directors

July 18, 2017
Vern Amick Honored with Title of Chairman Emeritus from Business Development Corporation

July 11, 2017
William O. Buyck Named Director Emeritus of Business Development Corporation

June 27, 2017
BDC & CDC Annual Meeting Bank Awards

May 31, 2017
Nate Barber Joins Board of Certified Development Corporation

May 23, 2017
S.C. Community Loan Fund CEO Michelle Mapp Joins BDC Board

January 16, 2017
Nat Green Joins BDC as Vice President and Loan Officer

July 13, 2016
Two Longtime Directors Retire from BDC Board After 35 Years of Service

June 22, 2016
Longtime Banker David L. Morrow Joins BDC Board

June 15, 2016
First Citizens Bank's Sharon Bryant Joins BDC Board

May 25, 2016
BDC & CDC Annual Meeting Bank Awards

March 16, 2016
BDC Helps McCrory Construction Create New HQ In the Vista

November 05, 2015
CDFA Announces Excellence in Development Finance Program Award

September 15, 2015
Special Announcement to Member Banks

June 12, 2015
BDC & CDC Annual Meeting Bank Awards

April 28, 2015
Mze Wilkins Joins Board of Certified Development Corporation

April 14, 2015
Certified Development Corporation Adds Greg Davis to Board

February 10, 2015
BDC Helps New HandPicked Owner Fulfill Her Future

January 7, 2015:
Jim Page Retires After 20 Years With BDC

November 20, 2014:
Small Business Makes a Big Impact on South Carolina

October 20, 2014:
Ron Paull Joins BDC as SVP/ Loan Servicing Officer

September 8, 2014:
Randolph Trucking, with assistance from BDC, JEDA and South State Bank, Utilizes South Carolina Energy Conservation Financing Programs

June 30, 2014:
BDC and its Member Bank, The Palmetto Bank, Participate in an Energy Saving Loan

June 23, 2014:
Daniel Felder Joins Board of Certified Development Corporation

May 22, 2014:
BDC & CDC Annual Meeting Bank Awards

April 21, 2014:
SBA Eliminates Fees on 7(a) Loans $150,000 or Less

March 6, 2014:
BDC and Its Member Bank, First Citizens, Support Lowcountry Small Business Lending

January 21, 2014:
Why choose BDC?

November 5, 2013:
BDC's Direct Marketing Approach

August 12, 2013:
Publishing Veteran Works With BDC to Finance Purchase of Columbia's Free Times

July 15, 2013:
Anna T. Locke Joins Board of Certified Development Corporation

June 24, 2013:
US Treasury Announces South Carolina as First in the Nation to Utilize all SSBCI Loan Participation Program Allocation Dollars

June 3, 2013:
Ameris Bank President H. Richard Sturm Joins BDC Board

May 20, 2013:
BDC & CDC Annual Meeting Bank Awards

April 27, 2013:
BDC Receives Third Round of Funding from US Treasury for SSBCI Loan Program

March 27, 2013:
Peter Shand and Brian Hofferth Join BDC, Adding 48 Years of Lending Experience

February 5, 2013:
W.C. "Bill" Grimes Retires After 25 Years With BDC

November 21, 2012:
Small Business Makes a Big Impact on South Carolina

October 23, 2012:
S.C. JEDA Announces Second Round of Funding to Spur More than $59 Million in Lending to SC Small Business