Meet R. Scott Plyler
South Atlantic Bank
R. Scott Plyler is president of South Atlantic Bancshares, Inc., and South Atlantic Bank. Mr. Plyler has 22 years of banking experience along the Grand Strand, including five years as market president of Carolina First Bank’s South Carolina coastal region, which included 23 branches and 245 employees. He previously served as a commercial lender with Anchor Bank and Wachovia Bank in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. A graduate of the University of South Carolina with a B.S. degree in business administration, Mr. Plyler also completed The Graduate School of Banking of the South and the South Carolina Bankers School. He has a strong record of service to the community and currently serves as a board member the Myrtle Beach Regional Development Authority. He also serves as a faculty advisor for the South Carolina Bankers School held at Lander University. Mr. Plyler is a past chairman and board member of the South Carolina Bankers School and the Coastal Carolina Sertoma Club. He is a former board member of the South Carolina Young Bankers Association, the Ocean View Memorial Foundation, and the South Strand United Way. The South Carolina Bankers’ Association named him Young Banker of the Year in 2009.