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  • Commonwealth National Bank Welcomes a New C.E.O. - Mr. Tom Felder
  • A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Tom earned a Bachelor of Business Science Degree in Business Administration from Voorhees College, Denmark, South Carolina, and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia. He has attended numerous Banking Schools in several states.

    Mr. Felder has been a Banker for the past 25+ years, starting with First National Bank of South Carolina (now Wells Fargo), Victory Savings Bank (now South Carolina Community Bank), Bank of America, American State Bank in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the United States Small Business Administration, Seaway Bank & Trust Company (now State Bank of Texas) in Chicago, Illinois, and last served as Chief Executive Officer of Tri-State Bank of Memphis in Tennessee.

    Mr. Felder has been active in community statewide affairs, serving as Chairperson for the Small & Minority Business Council for the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce and previously served on the Board of Directors for the South Carolina Bankers  Association and the South Carolina Community Bankers Council. He is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Life Member of the NAACP, St. David's Episcopal Church and Calvary Episcopal Church. He is a Charter Member, former President, Treasurer and member of the Eau Claire Rotary Club, Columbia, South Carolina for many years, full Paul Harris Fellow and is a graduate of Leadership South Carolina.

    He is married to the former Jeanne Gallman, and they have three adult sons, one daughter-in-law and two grandchildren. They attend St. David's Episcopal Church in Columbia where Tom previously served on the Vestry and chaired its Finance Committee.

    Mr. Tom Felder - Named CEO

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