Business Briefs - June 8, 2017


Daniel Island resident Kevin Brookes has been promoted to senior vice president of South State Bank in Charleston. Brookes joined South State Bank in 2014 as a vice president and mortgage loan officer serving the local market. With 22 years in the mortgage lending industry, he began his career in North Carolina and relocated to Charleston in 2002.

A graduate of Radford University in Radford, Virginia, Brookes earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management in 1993.

Brookes has received numerous awards and recognition for sales success during his career, including South State Bank Rookie of the Year in 2014. Additionally, in 2016, Brookes lead the company in mortgage production.

An active member of the Daniel Island community, Brookes is the Daniel Island committee chair for Charleston Young Life. He and his wife, Catherine, have two children.

South State Corporation is the largest bank holding company headquartered in South Carolina. Founded in 1933, the company’s primary subsidiary, South State Bank, has been serving the financial needs of its local communities in 25 South Carolina counties, 15 Georgia counties and 4 North Carolina counties for over 80 years. The bank also operates Minis & Co., Inc. and South State Advisory, both registered investment advisors; and First Southeast Investor Services, Inc., a limited purpose broker-dealer. South State Corporation has assets of approximately $11.2 billion and its stock is traded under the symbol SSB on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. More information can be found at

Daniel Island Publishing

225 Seven Farms Drive
Unit 108
Daniel Island, SC 29492 

Office Number: 843-856-1999
Fax Number: 843-856-8555


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