SCBT has named Thomas S. Ledbetter as group president for its mortgage banking and wealth management divisions covering North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.

With over 29 years of experience in the financial services industry, Ledbetter joined SCBT in 2002 as mortgage production manager for the Greenville Region.

In 2005, he was named president of SCBT’s Mortgage Banking Group and in 2012 was promoted to executive vice president. Prior to joining SCBT, Ledbetter worked with a large regional bank as a division manager in private banking.

A native of North Augusta, Ledbetter earned a Bachelor of Science in Administrative Management from Clemson University.

An active member of the communities in which he has lived, Ledbetter was a past campaign chairman and executive committee member of the United Way, a past president of Leadership Hilton Head, Leadership Greenville and past chairman of St. Francis Forum.

Ledbetter is also a lifetime recipient of the United Way’s Distinguished Service Award and was 1993 class president for the South Carolina Bankers School.

Ledbetter and his wife Sheri S. Ledbetter have two children and recently relocated to Charleston.