Board of Directors

New Republic Bank

Ralph N. Strayhorn

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

NRPI

Thomas M. Brantley

Former Tax Partner

Price Waterhouse Coopers, Former Tax Director, Bank of America

Shippen W. Browne

Executive Vice President & Co-Director

BELLWETHER ENTERPRISE

Janet R. Cowell

Former N.C. State Treasurer & Former Chairman

N.C. BANKING COMMISSION

Robert C. Oliver

Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

HAMILTON STATE BANCSHARES, INC.

James Arthur “Art” Pope

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

VARIETY WHOLESALERS

Mark E. Reed

Managing Director

JOHN M. BELK ENDOWMENT

William C. “Bill” Wiedel, Jr

CEO & President

CFG BANK

Board of Directors

Bank Holding Company

Ralph N. Strayhorn

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

NRPI

Thomas M. Brantley

Former Tax Partner

Price Waterhouse Coopers, Former Tax Director, Bank of America

Shippen W. Browne

Executive Vice President & Co-Director

BELLWETHER ENTERPRISE

Janet R. Cowell

Former N.C. State Treasurer & Former Chairman

N.C. BANKING COMMISSION

Thomas K. Hoops

Chief Executive Officer

NEW REPUBLIC PARTNERS

Robert C. Oliver

Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

HAMILTON STATE BANCSHARES, INC.

Michael P. Phipps, CAIA

Managing Director

NEW REPUBLIC PARTNERS

James Arthur “Art” Pope

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

VARIETY WHOLESALERS

Mark E. Reed

Managing Director

JOHN M. BELK ENDOWMENT

William C. “Bill” Wiedel, Jr

CEO & President

CFG BANK