Karen G. Coble

Trust Services Director

Karen Coble joined Altavista’s Charlotte office in 2011 as a Trust Administrator with 28 years experience in banking and trust services. With a certification from York Technical College, she began her financial career with South Carolina National Bank in Charleston in 1983. Karen worked with the retail side of the Bank from 1983 –1985, and in 1985 she joined the Trust Division where she worked as a Trust Associate with Trust and Investment accounts. Karen continued her career in the Trust Division when the bank merged with Wachovia Bank in 1993.

Karen and her family moved to Rock Hill, SC, in 1996 at which time she transferred to the Trust Division at Wachovia Bank in Charlotte. She continued her career in the Trust Division at Wachovia, now Wells Fargo Bank. Karen retired from Wells Fargo in April 2011.

Karen coordinates all aspects of trust administration between Altavista and First Hope Bank. She manages client services for the Charlotte office.

Karen and her husband Jim have two grown married children and a granddaughter. Karen and Jim enjoy spending time with their family – especially their granddaughter, many weekends in the North Carolina mountians, and relaxing on the lake in their boat.


"Without the limitations of a state charter, Altavista Trust is able to serve clients in all 50 states."