HomeTrust Bancshares hired David Carpenter as SVP, Commercial Relationship Manager in the bank’s upstate South Carolina region. He previously served in financial analyst and equipment financing roles for GE and GE Capital.

“Over the past 19 years, David has successfully served middle market commercial businesses in Upstate South Carolina,” said Ann Robinson, Upstate South Carolina Market president. “His experience in C&I lending, commercial credit knowledge and analytical approach to financing solutions for commercial customers further strengthens HomeTrust Bank’s strategy for strategic growth in this market, and I’m thrilled to have him on my leadership team.”

Carpenter graduated from GE’s Financial Management Program, achieving national honors rankings in financial reporting. In 1997 he joined Central Carolina Bank as VP of Equipment Leasing. From 2001 to 2006, he served as VP of Client Manager in middle market banking with Bank of America. He served in senior commercial lending roles with BB&T, Fifth Third Bank and United Community Bank before joining HomeTrust.

“I’m pleased to be joining HomeTrust Bank and to be working with Ann Robinson again,” said Carpenter. “HomeTrust Bank’s extraordinary financial strength along with their commitment and focus on serving their customers, fits well with my customer focused approach to commercial banking. I’m looking forward to delivering HomeTrust’s unique banking solutions to clients in the Upstate.”