The Southern Bank Hires Branch Manager for Expansion Branch in Spartanburg, S.C.

Spartanburg, S.C., February 6, 2023 – The Southern Bank has named Michael Reeder as Branch Manager of the Spartanburg location. Reeder has more than two decades of experience in the financial industry in upstate South Carolina. The Spartanburg branch is set to open in the spring. 

Early in his career, Reeder worked as a Financial Services Representative for SunTrust Bank. After two years, he was promoted to Branch Manager for BB&T Bank. He led the sales management and revenue generation for the branch while managing all personnel. Reeder joins The Southern Bank from Bank of America, where he was a relationship manager, business owner specialist, and lending specialist. 

“To open the Spartanburg branch successfully, we need a branch manager with Michael’s knowledge of the area and expertise,” said Scott Frierson, President of The Southern Bank. “His wealth of experience and a strong commitment to delivering exceptional customer service will make him a valuable asset to our Spartanburg branch.”

The Spartanburg branch of The Southern Bank is currently under construction. Until the branch opens, the bank’s digital banking platform provides customers with an omnichannel banking experience for business and personal accounts, allowing them to bank from anywhere at any time. To learn more about The Southern Bank, its leadership, and its services, please visit

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