TCSEF is pleased to be working with First Citizens Bank again this year. First Citizens has been the title sponsor for the Taste of Transylvania event for the past few years. The 2015 event raised $18,000 for the Mini-Grant program, providing 24 grants to teachers in all 9 county schools. We would like to thank First Citizens for their continued to support and we look forward to an amazing event this year.

First Citizens Bank
first-citizensOur Values
Integrity. Consistency. Personal Attention. These values are the foundation of how we’ve done business for more than a century.

Our Commitments
Our commitment to customer service is the driving culture of First Citizens. We are proud of our commitment to improve our local communities.


First Citizens area bankers are (L to R): Billy Higgins Jr., market executive; Cathy Strassner, financial services representative; Amber Webb, financial sales manager; and Greg Burnette, area executive.

Our History
Since 1898 – when we became the first bank in Johnston County, NC – First Citizens has been proud of our local roots. You can trust that our hometown values remain strong.

News & Awards
Customers aren’t the only ones showing their appreciation. First Citizens has received top honors for stability, profitability and customer service.

Customer Service
You have questions. We have answers. Explore our FAQs, learn about our online security or sign up for a business web workshop – all from the comfort of home. Help is a call away.

First Citizens brings our clients the expertise and reliability of one of the nation’s largest family-controlled banks.