Friday, February 21, 2014

Park Sterling hires chief marketing officer in Richmond

Charlotte-based Park Sterling Bank said Friday that it's hired a chief marketing officer and significantly expanded its wealth management team, primarily in Richmond.

It's the next step in Park Sterling's rapid build-up in Virginia. Last month, the bank formed a commercial banking team in Richmond and brought on two new business line heads. The bankers all came from the recently sold StellarOne Bank, which was based in the city.

Park Sterling said Friday that Angela Ross will join the bank as chief marketing officer in Richmond after serving as chief branding officer at StellarOne.

George Meyls comes to Park Sterling as head of private banking, a new role for the bank. He'll oversee that line of business across the company and remain in Virginia. He'll be joined Russell Carter, who will be a trust advisor.

Alan Smith is also joining Park Sterling as a trust advisor, based in Charlotte. He had most recently been in wealth management at PNC, and previously worked at Bank of America.

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