About Helen C. Pratt-Thomas
Helen is a Senior Vice President and Senior Wealth Commercial Banker for South State Bank. Her primary role is to serve as the point of contact for commercial businesses. She also works closely with affluent and high net worth individuals and her team of specialists to offer financial planning, trust and estate services, investment management, brokerage and customized credit solutions.
Helen began her career in the financial services industry in 1996 with NationsBank (now Bank of America). Prior to joining South State in 2015, she spent 13 years at Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. performing in two capacities: as a Private Banker for 10 years where she was responsible for growing and maintaining a book of business, and for 3 years as a Commercial Banking Relationship Manager.
Helen is the Co-Founder and Immediate Past President of Society 1858, an Auxiliary Group of the Carolina Art Association D/B/A the Gibbes Museum of Art; a Board Member of the Carolina Art Association D/B/A the Gibbes Museum of Art; a Board Member of the Charleston Animal Society; a 2012 Recipient of The Charleston Regional Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award, and a 2010 Recipient of The Charleston Regional Business Journal’s Most Influential Women Business Award.
Helen has her FINRA Series 7 and 65 securities registrations held with LPL Financial and his SC Life, Accident, and Health Insurance Licenses.
Helen lives in Charleston, SC.