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Wally Less Joins South State Investment Services

Wally Less(SAVANNAH, Ga. – Nov. 5, 2018) South State Bank announced that Wally Less has joined the company as a financial consultant with South State Investment Services located at South State Bank.

Less has extensive experience helping both individuals and business owners pursue their financial goals, including retirement, insurance, college savings and investment needs. He is an Accredited Asset Management SpecialistSMdesignee and has his Series 7 and 66 securities registrations held at LPL Financial. At South State Investment Services, he helps clients in the Savannah area create comprehensive financial plans for the future.

Prior to joining South State, Less was a financial advisor with Edward Jones and Wells Fargo.  He is a volunteer and member of the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross. He has also served as a volunteer and member of the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club of the Grand Strand.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Northern Illinois University.

Less is available to meet with clients at any Savannah-area South State Bank location. He will be based at the branch at 9971 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill, Ga.

Securities offered through LPL Financial, member FINRA/SIPC.  Insurance products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates.  South State Bank and South State Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial. The investment products sold through LPL Financial are not insured South State Bank deposits and are not FDIC insured.  These products are not obligations of South State Bank and are not endorsed, recommended or guaranteed by South State Bank or any government agency.  The value of the investment may fluctuate, the return on the investment is not guaranteed, and loss of principal is possible.

South State Corporation (NASDAQ: SSB) is a financial services company headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, with over $14 billion in assets. South State Bank, the company’s primary subsidiary, provides consumer, commercial, mortgage and wealth management solutions throughout the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia. South State has served customers since 1934. Additional information is available at