Carolina Alliance Bank hires Halfacre as Anderson area executive


Spartanburg-based Carolina Alliance Bank has announced it has hired Robert Halfacre as senior vice president and commercial banking officer for its Anderson office.

Effective immediately, Halfacre will take responsibility for serving the banking needs of commercial organizations in Anderson, Oconee and parts of Pickens Counties.

The bank said Halfacre’s position is new and was added to support its expansion in Anderson and surrounding areas. A veteran banker, Halfacre has more than two decades of experience in Seneca, Clemson and Easley.

“Robert is well known and highly respected for his banking knowledge, proven results and strong commitment to community,” said David Barnet, president of Carolina Alliance’s South Carolina Western Region, in a statement. “Robert has a demonstrated track record and we are pleased to welcome him to the Carolina Alliance team.”

Halfacre was a banking market president in the Upstate prior to joining Carolina Alliance.

He serves as chairman of the Oconee Economic Alliance board of directors and chairman-elect of the Easley Chamber of Commerce. He is a past chairman of the SC Works/WorkLink, Anderson-Oconee-Pickens.

Halfacre serves on the Clemson Community Foundation’s board, Daniel High School Foundation’s board and is on the March of Dimes advisory committee for Oconee County. He has served as a volunteer in a variety leadership positions for other community organizations throughout the years.

In 2015, he was named the Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce’s business person of the year.

Halfacre, who currently lives in Clemson with his family, is a graduate of Mastering Leadership Dynamics and leadership programs for Oconee and Pickens counties and the city of Clemson.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in financial management from the University of Georgia and has completed numerous professional development programs.

Halfacre can be reached at or 864-965-7829.

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