Newsmaker in business: Frierson named market president for State Bank
Chip Frierson

State Bank Financial Corporation, the holding company for State Bank and Trust Company, has appointed Chip Frierson as market president in Gainesville. 

Frierson will be responsible for handling all bank-related activities within the market. He has more than 32 years of experience in the banking industry in Hall County. Previously, he served as senior vice president of Athens-based National Bank of Georgia until State Bank acquired the company in 2016. 

Frierson received his bachelor’s degree from North Georgia College.

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