CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Park Sterling Bank (Nasdaq: PSTB) announced today that Anne Bryan Hanson has joined the Bank as Human Resources Director and that its Board of Directors has elected her executive vice president. In this role, Ms. Hanson will lead the implementation of all staffing initiatives, including compensation and benefits, diversity programs, performance management and staff development.
" Bryan Hanson brings significant Human Resources experience and knowledge to our company," said James C. Cherry, the Bank's chief executive officer. "We are pleased to welcome her as we increase our capabilities to meet the growing demands of our company in preparation for our expansion across the Carolinas and Virginia."A veteran of the banking industry, Ms. Hanson has extensive experience in Human Resources with Wachovia Bank. In her most recent position at Wachovia, she led the Talent Management Program for Retail, Corporate, Business Banking and Mortgage. In previous positions, she served as Senior Human Resource Manager for the Mid-Atlantic Region (VA, MD, DC) and Human Resource Manager for the Piedmont Triad Region ( Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem). Ms. Hanson attended Meredith College and completed the Executive Leadership Program at UNC-Chapel Hill. About Park Sterling Bank Park Sterling Bank, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is dedicated to providing personal, comfortable banking services tailored to the needs and goals of its customers and delivered by a remarkably experienced team of bankers. For more information, visit www.parksterlingbank.com. SOURCE Park Sterling Bank