CertusBank, N.A. Acquires Resource Financial Services of Columbia, SC

Dec 21, 2012, 17:34 ET from CertusBank, N.A.

GREENVILLE, S.C., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today CertusBank, N.A. announced its agreement to purchase Resource Financial Services, Inc. of Columbia, S.C., a leading independently owned mortgage company.  This transaction serves as a key addition in CertusBank's growth and expansion plans for its mortgage business.

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Founded in 2008 and recently recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America, Resource Financial has eight locations serving customers in five states.  Combining this transaction with the recent acquisition of Charlotte, North Carolina-based, Myers Park Mortgage, will create further synergy across CertusBank.

Wade Douroux, President and Chief Executive Officer of Resource Financial, will continue to manage his team from their existing locations. He shared his team's excitement, saying, "We are proud to be the newest members of the Certus family.  Our core values of Integrity and Excellence are aligned, and we look forward to building a brand of distinction together."

Co-CEO of CertusBank, Walter Davis expanded, "We are committed to bringing smart, innovative solutions to the market and adding Resource Financial Services to the CertusBank family makes perfect sense.  Their expertise and reputation in the industry is a natural complement to our commitment to provide an unparalleled experience."

CertusBank is a full service, nationally chartered bank, resident across four states: SC, NC, GA, and FL. Headquartered in Greenville, SC, the bank has secondary corporate offices in Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC. CertusBank currently has 33 branches and offers surcharge free access to over 50,000 ATMs.   

To learn more about CertusBank, visit us at www.certusbank.com and see how certain you can be about your financial services partner.

About CertusBank, N.A.
CertusBank, N.A., is a subsidiary of CertusHoldings, Inc. and has $1.8 billion in assets, 33 branch locations, 5 operations centers, and offices in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida.  The bank has acquired franchises of the former Community South Bank & Trust, First Georgia Banking Company, Atlantic Southern Bank, and Hometown Community Bank.  Visit us online at www.certusbank.com

About CertusHoldings, Inc.
Additionally, CertusHoldings, Inc. purchased SAGE Southeastern Securities, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia based registered broker-dealer.

CertusBank, N.A. Contact:
Kelly Owens
EVP, Chief Customer Officer
864-395-6991, kellyowens@certusbank.com

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