Category Archives: Financial Services

Carolina Financial Corp. first-quarter statement

Charleston, S.C., April 24, 2015 - Carolina Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: CARO), today announced that net income for the first quarter of 2015 increased approximately 55% to $3.0 million, or $0.38 per share diluted, as compared to $1.9 million, or $0.25 per share diluted, for the first quarter of 2014.   “We are very excited to…
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MetLife’s Affluence Financial Group honored

CAROLINAS REGION, APRIL 23, 2015 – The MetLife Premier Client Group (MPCG) is pleased to announce that Affluence Financial Group, an office of MetLife, has been named MPCG’s 2014 Team of the Year. Led by Clark “Corky” Ullom, the team had the highest percentage year-over-year sales growth of all MPCG firms in 2014.   “When…
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SCRA Announces Stage 2 Investment

Summerville, S.C. – March 26, 2015 – SCRA announced that its Stage 2 affiliate has made a Technology Ventures investment in Upstate company Integrated Biometrics. Based in Spartanburg, S.C., Integrated Biometrics develops and manufactures the world’s smallest and lightest FBI-compliant fingerprint scanners. SCRA’s Stage 2 sponsors larger investments, from $1-5 million, in more mature South…
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SBA National Host Regulatory Fairness Roundtable in North Charleston

Columbia—Small business owners, representatives of local economic development organizations, trade groups and community leaders are invited to join the U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Ombudsman Brian Castro to discuss federal regulatory issues impacting small businesses in North Charleston on Thursday, April 23, during the North Charleston Business Expo.   This regulatory fairness roundtable is an…
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