Betania Freire
Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager

Market Area

Greenville County, South Carolina, and the surrounding region

What is your niche or expertise?

Exceptional customer service and communication skills. Great experience in retail banking including consumer lending and management.

Banking Experience

Betania began her career in banking over eighteen years ago as a Teller and has served in many capacities throughout the industry, including Lending and Management. Past awards and recognitions include selection as a candidate for an Internal Management Program, giving her the knowledge and expertise to maximize her experience in banking. Betania has also been recognized for her sales excellence and client service.

After a decade in banking, Betania decided to make a change to community banking as she recognized the advantages of working for the local community. She has been with Community First Bank for two years, assisting clients with deposit accounts and loans, and she is excited to continue to grow in her career as a Branch Manager.

Accredited Banking Professional


Bachelor of Science in Education at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua, UNAN.
Skills: Bilingual in English and Spanish. Extremely organized; attention to detail; the highest level of customer service through great communication, responsiveness, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.

Personal Interests

Betania is committed to her community and has been recognized and awarded as an “Upstate Community Hero” by the Hispanic Women’s Association (AHAM). She currently serves on the board for Latinos United and is a past board member for Upstate International. She uses her knowledge and skills in finance to help community members on the Financial Stability Committee for the Hispanic Alliance.

Besides volunteering and participating in the community, she loves traveling, learning about other cultures, cooking, dancing, and entertaining with family and friends. Betania is from Nicaragua and has lived in the USA for twenty-one years.

Betania Freire

NMLS# 1172803

210 Brendan Way
Greenville, SC 29615