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Southern BancShares Officers & Board



Southern BancShares


Executive Officers


Board of Directors


J. Grey Morgan, Chairman of the Board

Drew M. Covert

Mount Olive, N.C.
President, Southern Bank and Trust Company

Julian R. Aycock
Fremont, N.C.
President, Marr's, Inc.

William H. Bryan
Mount Olive, N.C.
President, Director and Treasurer, Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc.

Hope H. Bryant
Raleigh, N.C.
Executive Vice President, First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company

Joel K. Butler
Grimesland, N.C.
Chief External Affairs Officer, Vidant Health; President, Access East, Inc.; President, Vidant Medical Center & Vidant Health Foundations

Michael L. Chestnutt, CPA, ABV, CFP®
Clinton, N.C.
Managing Partner, Black, Chestnutt & Johnson, P. A.

Olivia B. Holding
Raleigh, N.C.
President, E & F Properties, Inc.; President, Twin States Farming, Inc.; President, the Ella Ann L. & Frank B. Holding Foundation; President, the North State Foundation

Michael S. Ives
Virginia Beach, VA.
Former Heritage Bank and Heritage Bankshares Inc., President and CEO.; Former CENIT Bank and CENIT Bancorp Inc., President and CEO

G. Rouse Ivey
Mount Olive, N.C.
Ivey Farms

M.J. McSorley
Rocky Mount, N.C.
Vice Chairman of the Southern BancShares (N.C.), Inc. Board of Directors and Vice Chairman of the Southern Bank and Trust Company Board of Directors; Former Vice President, Southern BancShares (N.C.), Inc.; Former President and CEO, Southern Bank

John C. Pegram, Jr.
Mount Olive, N.C.
Vice Chairman of the Southern BancShares (N.C.), Inc. Board of Directors and Vice Chairman of the Southern Bank and Trust Company Board of Directors; Former Chairman of the Board and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern BancShares (N.C.), Inc. and Southern Bank

Thomas R. Sallenger
Wilson, N.C.
General Partner, Sallenger & Brown, LLP

Malcolm R. Sullivan, Jr.
Goldsboro, N.C.
CEO, Pate Dawson Company


Directors Emeritus


Bynum R. Brown
Murfreesboro, N.C.
President, Bynum R. Brown Agency, Inc.; President, Brown Manor, Inc.; Secretary-Treasurer, Roanoke Valley Nursing Home, Inc.

Frank B. Holding
Smithfield, N.C.
Former Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company and First Citizens BancShares, Inc.

W.A. Potts
Mount Olive, N.C.
Retired Veterinarian


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