Proposed Community Bank of the Carolinas of Winston-Salem adds final two employees

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 3, 2019

Veteran Piedmont banker joins proposed local bank as commercial lender

WINSTON-SALEM — The locally proposed Community Bank of the Carolinas announced recently that bank veteran Dour Brewer has joined the Winston-Salem bank as a commercial lender. The de novo bank is expected to open in early 2019 pending regulatory approval.

A top business banker in the Piedmont Triad region, Brewer previously managed a $34 million commercial portfolio as vice president with First National Bank in Yadkinville. Brewer has more than 25 years of experience as a commercial lender in North Carolina, including 19 of those in Piedmont region.

“We’re fortunate to have someone of Dour’s talent and experience,” said chairman and CEO Skip Brown. “He has an excellent reputation for working with small- and medium-sized business owners right here in our market.”

In five years at Allegacy Federal Credit Union in Winston-Salem, Brewer averaged annual loan production of $22 million while managing a portfolio of $76 million in commercial loans and a portfolio of $20 million in other real estate owned.

Brewer is a graduate of High Point University with a bachelor’s degree in business. In 2001, he graduated from the BB&T Banking School at Wake Forest University. Brewer is a board member of the Piedmont Triad Council.

Community Bank of the Carolinas is currently raising capital through an offering of common stock to the public. For more information on the stock offering, go to


Proposed Community Bank of the Carolinas names compliance officer

WINSTON-SALEM — The locally proposed Community Bank of the Carolinas recently named Regina White as its compliance officer. White will be responsible for ensuring the proposed bank follows internal policies and procedures as well as making certain business units comply with regulatory agencies.

White was previously vice president and compliance officer of Pinnacle Financial Partners, formerly Bank of North Carolina in High Point, and led the company’s Bank Secrecy Act team. She also served as security officer, consumer legal manager, fraud manager and was responsible for the bank’s office of foreign asset control.

A graduate of Davidson County Community College, White received an associate degree in applied science with a paralegal degree. White has certifications in anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing. She completed the North Carolina Bankers Association Regulatory Compliance School in 2007.