SouthState Bank’s business structure is designed to value the unique character of the communities they serve and to encourage decision making by the banker that is closest to the action. They approach business decisions with an emphasis on long-term growth, sustainable profits and the career development of their officers and staff. They will not sacrifice credit quality for short term gain. They will exceed their clients’ expectations by anticipating their needs and responding with a sense of urgency. Each of them has the freedom, authority and responsibility to do the right thing for their clients. SouthState Bank is built on life-long friendships. They communicate with candor and transparency. They believe that the relationship is more valuable than the transaction. Commitment to their faith and families is fundamental to the overall culture of their institution.