Hales Joins CCNB in Aiken

Aiken, South Carolina — Coastal Carolina National Bank is pleased to announce that Steve Hales has joined the CCNB team as Vice President, Mortgage Sales Manager in Aiken, South Carolina.

“Steve will play a vital role in serving the mortgage needs of the community, and he is a welcome addition to our team,”  said CCNB President and Chief Executive Officer Laurence Bolchoz. “Steve has an extensive background in mortgage lending including assisting customers with jumbo, conventional, residential, FHA (Federal Housing Administration) and new construction loans. Customers will benefit from Steve’s local market know-how and his winning We Can Do That spirit.”

A resident of Aiken since 1998, Steve and his wife Angela have two grown children, Dara and Connor and have taken residence in the Central Savannah River Area since 1983. He brings outstanding community stewardship and twenty-six years of mortgage banking experience to CCNB.  Hales currently serves on the Finance Committee for the Board of the United Way of Aiken, is an affiliate member of the Aiken Board of Realtors, a member of Aiken’s Home Builders Association, and is an active member of his church.

“I already enjoy working at CCNB because as a local community bank we can provide timely decisions and the personalized service our customers deserve,“ said Hales. “ Navigating through the mortgage process can sometimes be overwhelming; especially to first-time home buyers and those looking for new construction loans. Whether you’re buying a home, thinking about refinancing or building something new, I am committed to finding the best solution possible. I am here to help borrowers make informed decisions with confidence, and help them improve their lives.”

CCNB, located at 128 Laurens Street Northwest in downtown Aiken, merged with Aiken-based VistaBank last October and is continuing to grow. The bank recently announced the opening of a new loan production office in Greenville, South Carolina and on July 3, began trading on the OTC markets under the ticker symbol CCNB.  Learn more by visiting the bank’s website at myccnb.com.