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Select Bank and Trust Promotes John Tyson to Vice President & Controller/Treasurer

June 19, 2012

Greenville, NC, June 20, 2012 – Select Bank and Trust announced today the promotion of John Tyson to the position of Vice President and Controller/Treasurer within the bank.   In his new role, Tyson will be responsible for managing the bank’s accounting, overseeing all financial reporting, investment management, human resources administration, and coordinating with the bank’s Director of Operations to oversee online banking procedures.Image of John Tyson

                Tyson has been with Select Bank since 2004, beginning his tenure with the company in the role of Teller.  Tyson has earned a Master of Business Administration with certificate in Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Managerial Finance, both from East Carolina University.  In addition, from 2006-2009, Tyson participated in the North Carolina School of Banking, an accelerated continuing education program for banking professionals, hosted by the North Carolina Bankers Association and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  Tyson has also attended notable professional workshops, such as the Graduate School of Bank Investments and Financial Management, a five day financial program for community bankers hosted by the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business.

                An active member of the community, Tyson is a paramedic & firefighter with Winterville Fire/Rescue/EMS, treasurer of the Winterville Firefighter’s Relief Fund, and a finance committee member at Winterville Baptist Church.  Tyson is also a member of the Southeastern Chapter of the Financial Managers Society.

                 Mark Holmes, Select Bank & Trust CEO, said of the promotion, “John has really shown his dedication to Select since he joined the company back in 2004; we were honored to be able to offer him the [Vice President and Controller/Treasurer] position.  I am confident that he will experience continued success in his new role with the bank.”

Founded in 2004, Select Bank & Trust, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Select Bancorp, is a full-service community bank headquartered in Greenville, NC with branch locations in Greenville, Elizabeth City, Washington, and Gibsonville, NC. Select Bank & Trust offers its customers a “common sense approach to banking” and strives to be the bank of choice in every community they serve. Visit for more information on Select Bank and Trust and its services.