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.