Peter M. Bristow, Ex. Com. MemberChair, Audit Committee
Executive Vice President, Director of First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc. of South Carolina, President and Chief Operating Officer of First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.
Joined the Company
Mr. Bristow has held various executive leadership positions with First Citizens since joining the bank in 1991.
In 2001, he was named president and chief operating officer of First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.
The bank's Regional Executive Vice Presidents, Chief Credit Officer, Retail Banking Executive, Chief Information Officer and Corporate Real Estate Director all report directly to Bristow.
He is responsible for day-to-day management of all line functions for the company, including retail, commercial and small business banking for all 190 branches in South Carolina and Georgia. He also is responsible for companywide operations, including Information Technology and Corporate Real Estate.
In addition, he oversees the bank's Wealth Advisory Group, which includes private banking and First Citizens Securities, the bank's in-house broker dealer.
Bristow serves on the Board of First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc., and on the Board's Executive Committee.
B.A., University of Virginia
Feb. 3, 1966, in Richmond, Va.
South Carolina Educational Television Endowment, Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital Foundation, South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics Foundation, Providence Hospital, South Carolina Education Lottery Commission, President's Advisory Board of Wofford College
Executive committee member:
Southern 7 Board, a regional chapter of the Young Presidents' Organization, which unites approximately 18,000 business leaders in more than 100 countries around a shared mission: Better Leaders Through Education and Idea Exchange™.
South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Cultural Council of Richland/Lexington Counties, Central Carolina Community Foundation, Congaree Girl Scout Council, Columbia Museum of Art Association, South Carolina Bankers Association, Hammond School
Bristow was named "Outstanding Young Banker" in 2002 by the South Carolina Bankers Association.
He also was selected as a 2010 Liberty Fellow. As a Liberty Fellow, Bristow joins a group of 20 young leaders selected to participate in the two-year Liberty Fellowship Program -- a values-based leadership program that develops exemplary leaders in South Carolina.
About First Citizens
First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc., is the parent company of First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., and The Exchange Bank of South Carolina, Inc. First Citizens Bank Officer services in commercial and retail banking through its more than 190 offices in South Carolina and Georgia. As of December 31, 2010, First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc. had total consolidated assets of $8.42 billion.