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Mark McFatridge

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Mark McFatridge has over 25 years of professional experience and has played a prominent leadership role everywhere he’s served.  His background includes serving as the Chief Executive Officer and board member for both public and privately held companies. Mark has led divisions of large companies and accumulated a portfolio of his own privately held companies.


An organizational specialist, Mark has excelled at turning around companies performing below their potential.  His most recent example was leading the exit of a privately held company for an 800% increase in value only three years after taking over as Chief Executive Officer.  Other career highlights include:

  • Managing Member of private equity portfolio of established and start-up companies

  • Executive Director of a university based center focused on privately held companies

  • CEO and President of $2 billion publicly traded multi-state bank

  • CEO and President of $500 million privately owned ESOP bank 

  • American Banker Association’s “Best Banks to Work For” in 2013 and 2015

  • COO of $500 million publicly traded bank

  • President and COO of $250 million dollar start up bank

  • Group President of $1.2 billion multi-state bank group as part of $125 billion bank

  • CAO and RFO of $7 billion multi-state bank region of $85 billion bank

  • Integration team member responsible for analyzing all lines of business and recommending future structure

  • Masters in Business Administration (Finance) from Butler University

  • Bachelor of Science (Accounting) from Butler University


McFatridge is the proud father of two University of Mississippi graduates who are on their own personal and professional journeys.  His partner for life, Deb, a Butler grad and former member of an executive peer group herself, has played a variety of roles throughout Mark's life including best friend, cheerleader, ass kicker, sidekick, partner and guiding light.  The McFatridge family journey has been filled with successes and failures like most families.  Throughout it all that journey has been done together.

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