ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atlantic Capital Bank, NA announced today its intent to open a corporate office in Charlotte, North Carolina with the addition of Mark DeMarcus who will serve as the Carolinas Market President and Dick Ridenhour as Senior Credit Manager for Regional Markets. The office will initially serve the needs of privately held companies in the greater Charlotte area, with intent to expand through the Carolinas over time.
“Mark is an outstanding leader and proven banking executive. We are pleased to have him lead our expansion efforts in the Carolinas and, together with Dick, build a team of experienced corporate bankers to serve the banking needs of growing private companies in the region,” said John C. Coffin, Executive Vice President, Regional Markets.
Mr. DeMarcus, a graduate of the University of North Carolina Charlotte, has been in the Carolina market for 30 years, most recently as Chief Operating Officer of Yadkin Financial in Raleigh. Prior to that he served as Chief Banking Officer, and then President of American Community Bank. Mr. DeMarcus also served in senior roles with Wachovia Bank in North and South Carolina for 22 years. Mr. DeMarcus serves on the board of Novant Health Foundation and is a former board member of several educational and economic development organizations within the greater Charlotte market.
“I am excited about Atlantic Capital Bank’s confidence and commitment to the Carolinas and choosing Charlotte as its first significant expansion market. I look forward to continuing to develop long-lasting banking relationships based on our values of mutual trust, commitment and loyalty,” said Mr. DeMarcus.
Mr. Ridenhour, a native of Charlotte, joined Atlantic Capital in June as Senior Credit Manager for Regional Markets. A graduate of Duke University, Mr. Ridenhour started his career at Wachovia where he served 28 years in a broad array of credit management functions including International, US Corporate and NC Corporate credit. He also held management positions in Finance, Special Situations and Asset-Based Lending. Over the past seven years he has served in senior credit positions at SunTrust Bank and BB&T.
Mr. DeMarcus can be reached at email@example.com.
About Atlantic Capital Bank, NA
Atlantic Capital Bank, NA is a subsidiary of Atlantic Capital Bancshares, Inc. which is a $2.8 billion publicly traded bank holding company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlantic Capital offers banking, treasury management, capital markets, trust, and mortgage services to privately held companies and individuals in metropolitan Atlanta, eastern Tennessee/northwest Georgia and the Carolinas. Atlantic Capital also provides specialized financial services to select clients nationally. For more information, visit our website at www.atlcapbank.com.