Published Jan. 31, 2013
Greer Bancshares Inc. announced in a regulatory filing that CEO Dennis Hennett retired Monday for a second time and will be succeeded by George Burdette, who joined the company in October.
This week, the company reported a profit for 2012 of $4.9 million, reversing a loss of $2.1 million the prior year. Greer State Bank has assets of $361 million and operates three branch offices in Greer and one in Taylors.
Burdette joined Greer Bancshares as president in October. He now also will serve as CEO of the bank and the holding company. Before joining Greer Bancshares, Burdette served as regional manager, senior vice president and Greenville city executive for BB&T for the Upstate region.