Bert Williams Joins CCNB Team

March 4, 2016  –  Coastal Carolina National Bank (CCNB) announces Bert Williams has joined the team as Vice President – Mortgage Loan Officer, and will play a vital role as the mortgage department continues to expand to serve the needs of the community. “We are extremely excited to have Bert join our team,” says Scott Benninga, Senior Vice President/Mortgage Banking Manager of Coastal Carolina National Bank. “Bert is hard-wired with the same ‘We Can Do That’ spirit our entire team embodies, and our customers will clearly benefit from his knowledge of our local real estate market,” says Benninga. Prior to joining CCNB’s team, Williams spent eleven years as a mortgage loan officer with South State Bank (formerly Peoples Federal, and First Federal), and has been living in Myrtle Beach for over thirty years. Williams graduated from Coastal Carolina University in 1996 with a degree in business management. He currently resides … Continue reading

CCNB Celebrates New Location!

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH – Coastal Carolina National Bank will hold a grand opening celebration on Thursday, March 24, from 10 a.m., to 3 p.m., marking the bank’s move into CCNB’s new permanent location. Both the Little River Area Chamber of Commerce, and North Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will be on site to conduct a ribbon-cutting ceremony to begin the day’s festivities. CCNB opened its doors in North Myrtle Beach last year, and operated from a temporary facility at this same location. “We are very appreciative of the warm reception we received last year, and Thursday’s grand opening celebration is just one way we plan to give back to this community”, says CCNB President and CEO, Laurence Bolchoz. “Thursday’s event provides an opportunity to meet our dynamic team, enjoy some food, and see for yourself what CCNB is all about”, says Bolchoz. According to North Myrtle Beach Mayor Marilyn … Continue reading

Join us Thursday, March 24 from 10am to 3pm for our NMB Grand Opening!

You’re Invited! Please join us on Thursday, March 24 and celebrate our move into our permanent location at 1100 Highway 17 North in North Myrtle Beach. Festivities from 10am to 3pm. Event is open to the public. Enjoy food, prizes, special incentives, great CD rates and much more! Enter to win our grand prize drawing. One lucky winner may select either a Sea Doo® Spark Jet Ski from Redline Powersports, or a custom-built golf cart from Best Golf Cars of Myrtle Beach as the grand prize! Click here for complete contest rules. Click here to see what’s happening, and to learn more about our grand prize giveaway! Limited time offer! Receive $50 when you open a Free Checking*or Senior Free Checking Account!** CCNB will credit $25 to your account when you open a new Free Checking* or Senior Free Checking Account**.  An additional $25 will be credited to your account … Continue reading

CCNB Sponsors Free Yoga Class

North Myrtle Beach – Coastal Carolina National Bank, the Grand Strand’s healthiest bank, is sponsoring a free outdoor Yoga class on Saturday, March 5, at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. CCNB’s Marketing Director, Maura Utley, who is also a registered Yoga instructor, will be teaching this community class beginning at 2:30 p.m. Coastal Carolina National Bank has recently partnered with North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex to sponsor the CCNB Fitness Trail, a 1.1 mile loop encircling a twenty-two acre lake, as well as the CCNB Fitness Shelter where this first Yoga class will be held. “It is with great privilege that CCNB partners with organizations like the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex” says Utley. “CCNB is a very healthy bank. As bankers we care for your fiscal wellness, but as your neighbors we care about your well-being and the health of our community. We are … Continue reading

CCNB Announces 2015 Earnings Results

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, February 29, 2016  Coastal Carolina Bancshares, Inc, the holding company of Coastal Carolina National Bank reports consolidated net income of $2,257,893 or $1.03 per share for the 12 months ending December 31, 2015 which is a 130% increase when compared to net income of $983,079 or $0.45 per share for the year ended December 31, 2014. “We are very pleased with our results in 2015.  Our dynamic community banking team achieved double digit loan and deposit growth, which fueled our increase in net income”, says Laurence Bolchoz, President and Chief Executive Officer of CCNB.  “We had record core earnings in 2015 and were also able to reverse our remaining deferred tax asset that had a positive impact of $1.4 million on our net income in 2015. The exceptional performance of our mortgage banking team contributed to a substantial increase in our non-interest income, which was a … Continue reading

CCNB, The Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Tideland Health present "Yoga Nite at the Ballpark"

Roll out your Yoga mats! Be a part of Myrtle Beach history and help support the United Way of Horry County! Yoga Nite at the Ballpark is rescheduled for Thursday, October 8. Gates open 5 pm. Coastal Carolina National Bank and Tideland Health present the first annual “Yoga Nite at the Ballpark” on Thursday, October 8, at Field at Pelicans Ballpark. All admission proceeds benefit the United Way of Horry County. A donation of $6 (or more) is suggested. Tickets will only be sold at the door the night of the event. Registration begins at 5 p.m. Tidelands Health representatives, Star 92.1 and local health and wellness businesses showcasing jewelry, commemorative tee shirts, cosmetics, scented oil companies and more will be on site so please come early. Pump Café, from Myrtle Beach will have healthy food available for purchase before and after the event. Class begins at 6 p.m., … Continue reading

Tips To Improve Your Fiscal Fitness

Check out our article in August’s South Carolina Woman Magazine. Achieving Balance – Tips To Improve Your Fiscal Fitness At first glance, the fitness industry and the world of finance might seem like an unusual pairing of subjects. However, as both the director of Marketing for CCNB, Coastal Carolina National Bank, and a fitness professional with over thirty years experience, I found these two industries as disparate as one might think… Click link above to read more.

Horry United Way Goal Increased for New Drive in Horry County

Justin Lee, SVP/Commercial Lending at Coastal Carolina National Bank, shows his support by painting the railing and repairing a shed at the Center For Disabled American Veterans in Myrtle Beach. Lee, and other CCNB Associates participated in last year’s “Annual Day of Caring”. Article from The Sun News/Myrtle Beach online published July 21, 2015 After reaching its fundraising campaign goal for the first time in several years, the United Way of Horry County has increased to $1.3 million the goal for the drive which begins in September. Campaign chairman Justin Lee feels the bigger number “is very attainable.” “I have some big shoes to fill” says the Myrtle Beach banker, crediting 2015 chairwoman Lisa Bourcier. “It appears our community is healing” after the recessionary economy that had prevented the United Way from reaching its $1.275 million goal in recent years. United Way fundraising totals illustrate the depth of the recession … Continue reading

McGraw Joins CCNB Team

CCNB Names Melanie McGraw As New Mortgage Loan Originator June 22, 2015   –– Coastal Carolina National Bank (CCNB) announces Melanie McGraw has joined CCNB as a Mortgage Loan Originator, and will play a vital role as the department continues to expand to better serve the needs of the community. “Prior to joining CCNB’s team, Melanie spent nine years working in real estate industry which makes her a wonderful addition to our mortgage lending team,” says Laurence Bolchoz, President and CEO of Coastal Carolina National Bank. “Our customers will benefit greatly from Melanie’s combined experience as a Realtor, and a mortgage lender,” says Bolchoz. McGraw, a native of Fayette County, West Virginia, attended Marshall University, and The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. She is a member of CCAR, Coastal Carolina Association of Realtors, volunteers at an assisted living facility, and is active in her church. McGraw and her family reside in Burgess, South … Continue reading

CCNB Scholarship Winner Named

Photo caption: Lakewood Elementary School Principal James LaPier, and CCNB’s CFO Dawn Kinard present Lily Kate Simpson with this year’s $500 scholarship. MYRTLE BEACH – June 9, 2015 Coastal Carolina National Bank, names Lakewood Elementary student Lily Kate Simpson as this year’s recipient of the 2014-2015 P.A.W.S., “Big Impressions” Bobcat Scholarship Award. The award was established by Lakewood Elementary to recognize one rising sixth-grader who consistently exemplify the following leadership qualities: Pride (P), Achievement (A), Work Ethic (W), and Service (S), and have made “Big Impressions” at school and within the community. Coastal Carolina National Bank’s Chief Financial Officer Dawn Kinard, and Lakewood Elementary School Principal, James LaPier, presented the award at the school’s closing ceremony on Tuesday. “CCNB is proud to sponsor the Lakewood Elementary “Big Impressions” PAWS initiative again this year, and we are happy to join Lakewood Elementary in recognizing the fine qualities Miss Simpson exemplified throughout … Continue reading