Artisan Logistics is pleased to introduce Cathy Batson as Chief Financial & Information Officer

Artisan Logistics LLC ( is pleased to introduce Cathy Batson as Chief Financial & Information Officer. Cathy has extensive experience in building processes, procedures, controls, and teams in fast paced environments with critical deadlines.

Cathy served as the functional project leader in all bank conversions due to acquisition while at The South Financial Group, Inc., the holding company for Carolina First Bank. Cathy served the bank and customers until 2005, where as an Executive Vice President, she achieved the functional titles of Chief Accounting Officer and Director of Management Information and Financial Systems.

After relocating to the Midlands to the Upstate, Cathy joined the newly organized BankMeridian where attained the roles of Chief Financial and Information officer.Cathy’s successful experiences with mergers, acquisitions, transition teams, data management, and leading large high profile departments within the banking industry have already proven invaluable.

In Cathy’s first thirty days she has successfully transitioned Artisan Logistics LLC to a fully paperless workplace by designing new systems and automating Artisan's processes.Cathy's systems have proven to be highly functional for Artisan's corporate office in Columbia, SC as well as satellite offices in Myrtle Beach, SC and Greenville, SC.

Dennis Brannon, Artisan Logistics CEO, is excited about the possibilities that Cathy brings. "We are consistently focused on growing and constantly adding people to our organization and culture. Without a doubt Cathy has streamlined many inefficiencies and established ways to capture and utilize big data in an effective and ongoing basis no matter where our employees are located."

"Cathy brings a new level of sophistication to our financial direction, procedures, and information controls.” said Doug Wilkes, Artisan Logistics CMO. Cathy resides in Lexington, SC and is a devoted hockey grandmother! She also serves as the volunteer Treasurer for the Capital City Youth Hockey Association.

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