South Atlantic Bank New Hires
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, April 7, 2015 – South Atlantic Bank welcomes three employees to their banking family; Michelle Ward, Kelcie Russell, and Stacy Johnson bring local experience and select skill sets with them.
Ward brings 17 years of banking experience to her new role. She is serving as a deposit operations specialist and BSA assistant in the deposit operations department. She began her banking career in 1997 with BB&T in North Myrtle Beach as a teller supervisor before being promoted to area operations officer in BB&T’s Conway locations in 2005. Most recently, Ward was located in Florence with BB&T as an area operations officer consultant. A graduate of Francis Marion University, Ward earned her B.A. degree before completing an M.A. degree at Webster University. A native of Loris, Ward now resides in Conway.
Russell joins South Atlantic Bank as a float teller. She serves in our Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Murrells Inlet, and Pawleys Island offices as needed. Russell brings with her business experience. She previously worked with M.B. Kahn construction of Columbia and Orangeburg Cable in Conway. Russell is a recent graduate of East Tennessee State University with a B.S. degree. She also attended the University of South Carolina. Reared in Pawleys Island, Russell now resides in Carolina Forest.
Johnson is the new teller at the Myrtle Beach branch. She has nine years of experience in the banking industry. Johnson most recently worked with Bank of America in Myrtle Beach as a sales and service specialist, performing teller and customer service functions. She previously served TD Bank in Cherry Hill, New Jersey as a head teller. Leaving her home state of New Jersey, Johnson is now a resident of the Carolina Forest community.