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First Citizens Bancshares Completes Merger of Banking Subsidiaries

Raleigh, N.C., Jan 2, 2015 — First Citizens BancShares Chairman Frank B. Holding, Jr. announced today the completion of the previously announced merger of the company's two banking subsidiaries. Effective Jan. 1, 2015, First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, based in Columbia, S.C., merged with and into First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company, known as First Citizens Bank, headquartered in Raleigh, N.C.

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First Citizens Bancshares Completes Merger with First Citizens Bancorporation

Raleigh, N.C., Oct 1, 2014 — First Citizens BancShares announced today the completion of the previously announced merger of Columbia, S.C.-based First Citizens Bancorporation into Raleigh, N.C.–headquartered BancShares.

The merger creates the largest family-controlled bank holding company in the U.S. and the sixth-largest banking franchise headquartered in the Southeast by asset size.

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Shareholders Approve Merger of First Citizens Bancshares and First Citizens Bancorporation

Raleigh, N.C. and Columbia, S.C., Sept 16, 2014 — First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCNCA) and First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc. announced that, at separate meetings today, their respective shareholders approved the proposed merger of the two companies.

Completion of the merger, which provides for Columbia, S.C.-based Bancorporation to merge into Raleigh, N.C.-headquartered First Citizens BancShares, is expected in the fourth quarter of 2014, subject to closing conditions.

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First Citizens Hires Michael Wooles as New Anderson City Executive

Anderson, S.C., July 10, 2014 — First Citizens today announced that Michael Wooles has been selected to serve as Anderson City Executive. In this newly-created role, Wooles will be responsible for leading the bank's three branch locations in Anderson and enhancing the company's business development efforts in the area. He will be based at First Citizens' Anderson Main branch, located 102 North Main Street. [more of the story...]


Brendan Farran Joins First Citizens' Upstate Commercial Banking Team

Spartanburg, S.C., July 2, 2014 — First Citizens today announced that Brendan Farran has joined the company's Upstate area Commercial Banking Group as Commercial Relationship Manager. In his role as Commercial Relationship Manager, Farran will be responsible for seeking new business opportunities, expanding relationships with current commercial clients and recommending solutions that help commercial clients achieve their financial objectives. [more of the story...]


Tyler Wilhoit Joins First Citizens' Oak Ridge Branch as Retail Sales Manager

North Charleston, S.C., July 1, 2014 — First Citizens today announced that Tyler Wilhoit has been selected to serve as Retail Sales Manager for the bank's Oak Ridge office, located at 5090 Dorchester Road. In his role as Retail Sales Manager, Wilhoit will be responsible for leading the sales and service activities of the branch, and attracting and expanding customer relationships. [more of the story...]


First Citizens Bancshares and First Citizens Bancorporation Announce Merger Agreement

Raleigh, N.C., and Columbia, S.C., June 10, 2014 — First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCNCA) and First Citizens Bancorporation today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement.

The agreement provides for the merger of Columbia, S.C.-based First Citizens Bancorporation and its banking subsidiary, First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., into Raleigh, N.C.-based First Citizens BancShares, Inc. and its banking subsidiary, First Citizens Bank. [more of the story...]


Maggi Bryant Joins First Citizens as Vice President and Retail Sales Manager

St. George, S.C., May 21, 2014 — First Citizens today announced that Maggi Bryant has been selected to serve as Retail Sales Manager and Vice President for the company's St. George location. In her new role, Bryant will be responsible for introducing the bank's products and services to prospective customers, providing customized financial solutions for current customers, and representing First Citizens in the community. She will be based at the bank's St. George office, located at 129 North Parler Avenue. [more of the story...]


First Citizens Selects Spencer Briggs to Serve as Retail Sales Manager for Bank's Kershaw Location

Kershaw, S.C., May 13, 2014 — First Citizens today announced that Spencer Briggs has been hired as Retail Sales Manager for the company's Kershaw Main office, located at 302 North Hampton Street. In his role as Retail Sales Manager, Briggs will be responsible for leading the sales and service activities of the branch, and providing customized financial solutions for individual and small business customers. [more of the story...]


First Citizens Promotes Everette Livingston to Retail Sales Manager for Cayce Office

Cayce, S.C., May 7, 2014 — First Citizens today announced that Everette Livingston has been promoted to Retail Sales Manager for the company's Cayce location. As Retail Sales Manager, Livingston will be responsible for introducing the bank's products and services to prospective customers, and providing customized financial solutions for current customers. He is based at the bank's Cayce office, located at 860 Knox Abbott Drive. [more of the story...]


First Citizens to Host Blood Drive at Walhalla Location

Walhalla, S.C., March 28, 2014 — First Citizens today announced it will host a blood drive on Friday, April 4, 2014, to benefit Walhalla's local blood bank, The Blood Connection. A blood drive bus will be onsite at First Citizens' Walhalla's office, located at 3819 Blue Ridge Boulevard, between 2:00 and 5:00 p.m. All donors will receive a free t-shirt. [more of the story...]


First Citizens Promotes Rebecca Plankey to Retail Sales Manager and Vice President

Augusta, Ga., March 19, 2014 — First Citizens today announced that Rebecca Plankey has been promoted to Retail Sales Manager and Vice President. In her new role, Plankey will be responsible for providing customers with deposit, loan and cash management solutions, introducing First Citizens to prospective customers, and representing First Citizens in the local community. She will be based at First Citizens' Fury's Ferry office, located at 342 Baston Road in Martinez, Ga. [more of the story...]


Michael Delaney Promoted to Orangeburg City Executive

Orangeburg, S.C., February 6, 2014 — First Citizens today announced that Michael Delaney has been promoted to Orangeburg City Executive. Delaney, who has served as the bank's Orangeburg Commercial Area Executive since February 2011, has worked with his team to grow the First Citizens brand and commercial client base. In addition to his previous commercial banking responsibilities, Delaney now oversees the sales and service of the bank's three Orangeburg offices. He will continue to be based at the company's Columbia Road branch, located at 1820 Columbia Road in Orangeburg. [more of the story...]



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