Thomas Eller

Manager of Commercial Banking

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Areas Served

Upstate of South Carolina

Get to know me

As a First Citizens Banker, it is important that our team distinguish itself by truly understanding a client's business, its strategies and key objectives. From there, it is our responsibility to add value to all relationships by bringing them resources in addition to a team of specialists. Our goal is to create a long-term, mutually beneficial relationship where we are considered a partner in both good times and bad. I see my role as being there to help our clients achieve their economic goals.

I earned my Bachelors degree in Business Administration and Economics from N.C. State University. My 30 year + career has covered North and South Carolina, Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana. After spending over 14 years in the Upstate, I call this area home.

My wife, Karen is a retired Pastor and Chaplain. We have been married for over 30 years and are the proud parents of two adult daughters and a son, and we enjoy spending time with our three grandchildren and three Brittany spaniels.

I am passionate about engaging with clients and bringing new ideas and financial solutions to the table. Anyone who knows me knows that I love what I do. I have the best job in the world!! I invite you to connect with me on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Our approach

At First Citizens, our Bankers view business relationships with you through a long-term lens. This aligns with our brand ethics, business philosophies and statement of purpose for building a long, lasting alliance. We make recommendations and decisions based on what’s best for your business and focus on your growth, expansion and success.

Management at First Citizens is regional, and we guide your accounts in the same manner—with regional support and authority. Our relationship management teams include inside and outside relationship managers, credit professionals and product specialists. Our consulting and business strategy services include industry change optimization, business process management and financial management processes.

We pride ourselves on working together to bring positive results to your business, as we see your vision come to fruition.

Industry Expertise

Healthcare and Medical
Manufacturing (Plastics, Metal, Rubber, Textiles)


BA of Business Administration & Economics from N.C. State University (Undergraduate)

Community Involvement

Formerly - Boys & Girls Club, United Way, Local and State Chamber of Commerce (SC & KY), American Red Cross.

Personal Interests

Reading, Golf & Hunting


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