ServisFirst Bank announces an addition –

CHARLOTTE, NC, May 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ServisFirst Bank, a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares (:SFBS), announces the addition of two seasoned bankers from Charlotte to ServisFirst Bank Piedmont. Craig May, III will serve as Charlotte Regional Chair and Robert Shell, II joins the team as Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer.

“We are proud to welcome Craig and Rob to the ServisFirst Bank team,” said Rick Manley, regional CEO of ServisFirst Bank Piedmont. “These two Charlotte natives have extensive business and banking experience that will enable us to provide the Charlotte market and customers with the superior service that ServisFirst Bank is known for.”

Craig May, III, Charlotte Regional President
Craig May joins ServisFirst Bank Piedmont as Regional President with over thirty-five years of experience in business, commercial and community banking. As a proven leader of banking teams in cross-functional environments, he has successfully demonstrated his expertise in driving growth, profitability and return on capital.

Prior to joining ServisFirst Bank, May served as Regional Director of the Carolinas and Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase Bank. He has also held numerous leadership positions, including Senior Vice President, Regional President of Wells Fargo Bank (formerly Wachovia Bank) during his twenty-six years with the company. May earned her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with a major in Finance from Wake Forest University and her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The Citadel.

Robert Shell, II, Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer
Robert Shell joins ServisFirst Bank Piedmont as Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer with twenty-eight years of banking experience. In his leadership positions at North Carolina banks, he consistently exceeded goals and benchmarks while successfully managing teams to deliver superior customer service. Shell is a versatile banker with experience in both online banking and credit.

Prior to joining ServisFirst Bank, Shell most recently served as Senior Director of Commercial Relations with TD Bank. Previously, he was Senior Credit Officer at Paragon Bank and Credit Officer at Wells Fargo Bank (formerly Wachovia Bank). Shell received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a major in Accounting from Winthrop University and his Bachelor of Science in Financial Management from Clemson University.

ServisFirst Bank Piedmont is located in SouthPark Towers at 6000 Fairview Road, Suite 1200, Charlotte, NC 28210. For more information about ServisFirst Bank Piedmont, please visit or contact Krista Conlin at [email protected].


ServisFirst Bank is a full-service commercial bank focused on commercial banking, correspondent banking, cash management, private banking and the professional consumer market, emphasizing competitive products, advanced technology and service quality. Recently, the Bank announced that its assets exceed $15 billion. The Bank offers sophisticated cash management products, internet banking, home mortgages, remote deposit express banking and very competitive rates.

ServisFirst Bank was established in May 2005 and has offices in Atlanta, Birmingham, Charleston, Dothan, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, Nashville, Northwest Florida, Piedmont and West Central Florida. In April 2015, and each year thereafter, ServisFirst Bank was awarded Quality Ratings and a Stable Outlook by the Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA), which measures companies’ financial fundamentals. ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. files periodic reports with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Copies of its filings can be obtained at

Krista Conlin, (205) 937-3777


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