People: SouthFirst Bancshares Inc (SZBI.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Allen McMillan

53 2001 Chairman of the Board of the Company and First Federal

Sandra Stephens

53 2005 Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Director

Ruth Roper

59 1997 Executive Vice President of Pension & Benefit

L. Neal Bice

71 2001 Director

Kenneth Easterling

69 2001 Director

H. David Foote

62 1994 Director

Donald Hardy

62 2001 Director

J. Malcomb Massey

61 2005 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Allen McMillan

Allen Gray McMillan, III has served as a director of SouthFirst Bank since 1993 and of SouthFirst since 1994. On August 15, 2001, Mr. McMillan was elected Chairman of SouthFirst and SouthFirst Bank. Mr. McMillan also currently serves as a member of the audit committee of SouthFirst. Mr. McMillan is also President of Brecon Knitting Mill, where he has been employed since 1979. Mr. McMillan has been active in the Kiwanis Club, United Way, and Boy Scouts of America. He is a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Sandra Stephens

Sandra H. Stephens was elected as director of SouthFirst and SouthFirst Bank, effective November 12, 2002. Effective on July 1, 2005, Ms. Stephens was appointed Chief Executive Officer of SouthFirst and SouthFirst Bank on a permanent basis. Ms. Stephens had been acting in the capacity of interim Chief Executive Officer since March 31, 2005, following the resignation of Joe K. McArthur. Prior to the interim position, Ms. Stephens served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of SouthFirst and SouthFirst Bank, since November 1, 2001. Ms. Stephens previously served as the Chief Operating Officer, from 1997 to 2001, and Chief Financial Officer, from 1992 to 1997, of SouthFirst Bank Bank, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Prior to her employment with SouthFirst Bank Bank, Ms. Stephens held various executive positions with Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia from 1990 until 1992, and with Pinnacle Bank, Jasper, Alabama from 1981 until 1990. Ms. Stephens is a member of the American Society of Women Accountants, and she is a member of First United Methodist Church in Sylacauga, Alabama and serves on the Board of Trustees of the North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Ruth Roper

Ruth M. Roper is Executive Vice President of Pension & Benefit, SouthFirst Bank’s wholly-owned, operating subsidiary. This is a position she has held since she joined Pension & Benefit in 1997, after it acquired substantially all of the assets of Lambert, Massey, Roper & Taylor, Inc., a Montgomery based employee benefits consulting firm of which Ms. Roper was a named shareholder. Since 1983, when Ms. Roper first joined Lambert, Massey & Associates, Inc., she has served in various capacities related to qualified plan and employee benefit consulting, including qualified plan administration activities and the provision of employee benefit consulting services. Ms. Roper is a member of the American Society of Pension Actuaries and the Montgomery Association of Life Underwriters.

L. Neal Bice

L. Neal Bice has served as a director of SouthFirst Bank since 1997 and of SouthFirst since 2001. Mr. Bice also currently serves as a member of the audit committee of SouthFirst and as the “audit committee financial expert” as that term is defined in Item 401(e)(2) of Regulation S-B. Mr. Bice previously served as a director of SouthFirst Bank Savings and Loan of Chilton County, from 1989 to 1997. Mr. Bice is an owner and a director of Chilton County Feed and Seed Company, located in Clanton, Alabama. Mr. Bice presently is a professor of economics and business at the Clanton extension of the George C. Wallace State Community College. Mr. Bice is a past professor of finance at Auburn University, a past professor of economics, finance and banking at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, and a past professor of finance at the University of Alabama. Mr. Bice is a member of the Chilton County Board of Education, the Alabama Education Association, the Southern School Board Association, Omicron Delta Epsilon Society in Economics, the Chilton County High School Athletic Association, and the Chilton County Cattlemen’s Association. He is a past President of the Chilton County Board of Education, and serves as director of the Chilton County Chamber of Commerce, the President of the Chilton County University of Alabama Alumni Association, the Zone Chairman of the Clanton Lion’s Club, and the President of the War Eagle Lion’s Club, Auburn, Alabama. Mr. Bice is a member of the Concord Baptist Church.

Kenneth Easterling

Kenneth E. Easterling has served as a director of SouthFirst Bank since 1997 and of SouthFirst since 2001. Mr. Easterling also currently serves as a member of the audit committee of SouthFirst. Mr. Easterling previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of SouthFirst Bank Savings and Loan of Chilton County from 1992 to 1997. Mr. Easterling is the owner of Home Printing Company, located in Clanton, Alabama, which was established in 1969. Mr. Easterling served in the Army National Guard from 1963 to 1969, is a Charter Member of the Exchange Club of Chilton County, a member of the Board of Directors of Chilton County Cattlemen’s Association, a member of the Board of Directors of Alfa, and has served as a Deacon of the West End Baptist Church from 1969 to the present.

H. David Foote

H. David Foote, Jr. has served as a director of SouthFirst Bank since 1988 and of SouthFirst since 1994. Mr. Foote also currently serves as a member of the audit committee of SouthFirst. Mr. Foote has been President and owner of Foote Bros. Furniture since 1973. Mr. Foote has been a director of the Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce, the Coosa Valley Country Club and Talladega County E-911. He has served as President of Wesley Chapel Methodist Men’s Club and head of the Wesley Chapel Methodist Administrative Board.

Donald Hardy

Donald R. Hardy has served as a director of SouthFirst Bank and SouthFirst since January 2001. Mr. Hardy also currently serves as a member of the audit committee of SouthFirst. Mr. Hardy is the owner, President and CEO of H & B Builders, Inc., located in Sylacauga, Alabama. He is a member of the Business Council of Alabama, Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce and has served on the Sylacauga Planning Commission since 1992. Mr. Hardy is an active member of the First Baptist Church of Sylacauga.

J. Malcomb Massey

J. Malcomb Massey has served as a director of SouthFirst Bank and SouthFirst since May 1997. On September 26, 2001, Mr. Massey was elected President of SouthFirst effective October 1, 2001, and held this position until his resignation of this position on September 29, 2005. In addition, Mr. Massey is President and Chief Executive Officer of Pension & Benefit, SouthFirst Bank’s wholly-owned, operating subsidiary. This is a position he has held since he joined Pension & Benefit in 1997, after it acquired substantially all of the assets of Lambert, Massey, Roper & Taylor, Inc., an employee benefits consulting firm, based in Montgomery, for which Mr. Massey had served as President since 1980. Mr. Massey is a member of the American Society of Pension Actuaries, South Central Alabama Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, Life and Qualifying Member of Million Dollar Roundtable, Top of the Table, Montgomery Lions Club and Young Meadows Presbyterian Church.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Allen McMillan

--

Sandra Stephens

155,317

Ruth Roper

124,029

L. Neal Bice

--

Kenneth Easterling

--

H. David Foote

--

Donald Hardy

--

J. Malcomb Massey

188,899
As Of 29 Sep 2005

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Allen McMillan

0 0

Sandra Stephens

11,800 16,468

Ruth Roper

4,914 2,295

L. Neal Bice

0 0

Kenneth Easterling

0 0

H. David Foote

0 0

Donald Hardy

0 0

J. Malcomb Massey

9,750 4,112
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