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Mark Williamson

Mark L. Williamson

Retired, President and CEO

High Point Bank and Trust


Mark L. Williamson recently retired as President and CEO of High Point Bank and Trust in High Point, NC.  after 42 years in banking. While at HPBT he served on the Board of the North Carolina Banker’s Association, the Charlotte Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Va., as well as numerous non-profit and community boards.

Prior to joining High Point Bank,  Mr. Williamson started the Wealth Management Department of BankPlus in Ridgeland, MS., currently with assets under management of $1,600,000,000. Previously, Mr. Williamson served as Chairman and CEO of State Bank and Trust in Brookhaven, MS and Executive Vice-President and Manager of Commercial and Private Banking at Deposit Guaranty National Bank in Jackson, MS.

Mr. Williamson is a graduate of the School of Banking of the South at L.S.U. He received his B.S. in Banking and Finance from Mississippi State University and his M.B.A. from Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business.