Betty Crump Appointed Chair Of Apex Chamber Ambassadors

December 24, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
CARY, N.C. – Michael G. Carlton, president of Crescent State Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Crescent Financial Corporation (NASDAQ Global Market SM), has announced that Betty Crump, community banker for the bank’s Apex office, has been appointed chair of the Apex Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors. Crump was formally inducted as chair at the organization’s annual membership dinner, which was held at Prestonwood Country Club on Sept. 27. As chair, she is responsible for increasing membership base, and planning and implementing Chamber social and fundraising activities, as well as representing the Chamber at community functions.

The Ambassadors are a volunteer group of Apex Chamber members who, while representing their business or civic group, act as a liaison between the Chamber and its members.

“We are pleased that Betty has recently been appointed new chair of the Apex Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors,” said Carlton. “Her proven leadership ability will be an asset to the Ambassadors and the Chamber.”

About Crescent State Bank:
Crescent State Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Crescent Financial Corporation. The bank has total assets of $814 million, deposits of $596 million, and net loans of $643 million as of September 30, 2007. The bank operates 12 full-service banking offices in the communities of Cary (2), Apex, Clayton, Garner, Holly Springs, Sanford, Southern Pines, Pinehurst, Knightdale, Raleigh and Wilmington, North Carolina. For more information, visit


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