Midsouth Bancorp Inc. of Lafayette, La., the holding company of Midsouth Bank N.A., has hired James McLemore Jr. as chief financial officer and senior executive vice president of the bank.

McLemore succeeded Eustis Corrigan, who resigned in January to join Postlethwaite and Netterville, an accounting and business advisory firm in Lafayette, as director. McLemore had been executive vice president and chief financial officer of Security Bank since 2002.

Midsouth Bancorp had assets of $923.1 million on March 31.


Solera National Bancorp Inc. of Lakewood, Colo., has hired Patricia Barela Rivera as director of community relations for the Lakewood branch of its Solera National Bank.

Barela Rivera was president and owner of PBR Solutions, a Denver consulting firm that specializes in small-business coaching, strategic planning and community relations.

She had been a district director for the Small Business Administration in Colorado for 11 years.

Before that she worked for the state of Colorado as deputy director for the Department of Local Affairs and director for citizen advocacy and outreach in the governor's office.

Solera National has $87.4 million of assets.


Fullerton Community Bank in California, a unit of RMG Capital Corp., has promoted Tom Meyer to chairman and chief executive officer of the bank and to chairman of RMG Capital.

Meyer had been the president and chief operating officer of Fullerton Community. He joined the bank in 1995 as chief financial officer. Meyer succeeded Carl W. Gregory, who died March 30. Gregory had been the chairman of RMG Capital and Fullerton Community Bank since 1992.

Fullerton Community has $759 million of assets.

Seacoast Commerce Bank of Chula Vista, Calif., has hired David H. Bartram to lead its Small Business Administration lending division.

Before joining Seacoast, Bartram spent three years as chairman for the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders. From 1999 to 2007 he was president of the SBA lending division for U.S. Bank, after his previous employer, Bank of Commerce of San Diego, was sold to U.S. Bank.

Bartram began his career with Bank of Commerce in 1984 and eventually became its chief operating officer.

Seacoast Commerce has $80.6 million of assets.


Community Bank of Tri-County, a unit of Tri-County Financial Corp. in Waldorf, Md., has hired Treciana Brumfield as sales manager of the St. Patrick's branch.

Before joining the $750 million-asset Tri-County, Brumfield oversaw operations at a BB&T Corp. branch in Waldorf. She has worked in the banking industry for 10 years.

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