Help Us Welcome Our New Loan Department Manager

Matthew T. “Matt” Babb has joined Abbeville First Bank to manage the loan department and drive the bank’s commercial loan production.  Matt has 17 years of banking experience and comes to Abbeville First Bank from United Community Bank.

“Abbeville First Bank has had tremendous growth over the past few years,” says Andy Timmerman, President, “we now want to leverage this growth into opportunities to increase our services.  The Bank’s strategy is to expand our commercial lending and deposit services so that small businesses in the area can enjoy the same personal, local service already enjoyed by our consumer customers.  Matt is a perfect fit for this plan.”

His office is located at Abbeville First Bank’s Main Office, 205 S. Main St., Abbeville SC.  Babb said, “I am excited to be a part of the Abbeville First team.  My career has been spent in banking with the last ten of those years in commercial lending and I look forward to continuing this work by meeting the needs of my current and future customers in Abbeville, Greenwood and surrounding areas.”

Abbeville First Bank is headquartered in Abbeville, SC. It was founded in 1907 as a mutual bank which means it is owned by its depositors.  Abbeville First Bank’s sole mission is to serve the banking needs of its community which includes Abbeville, Greenwood, and the surrounding counties.

Matt can be reached by phone at 864.366.2158 or by email at