May 11, 2009
20. South Carolina Community Bank
South Carolina Community Bank is the largest black-owned Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) in the state of South Carolina.Â The Columbia-based bank operates four branches throughout the state; and provides an array of products and services to underserved communities, small to medium-sized businesses, professionals and local organizations.Â In 2008, the bank reported assets totaling $78.9 million.
CEO Clente Flemming also owns The Flemmming Group, Inc.—a Columbia-based staffing firm.