State Bank Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: STBZ), the holding company for State Bank and Trust Company announced the appointment of Jason Hultgren as senior vice president and mortgage production manager in Atlanta.
Hultgren will be responsible for growing retail mortgage production and market share across metro Atlanta. He will provide sales leadership to manage and grow State Bank’s services. He will also be responsible for recruiting and hiring efforts, talent development, business development and the expansion of State Bank’s retail mortgage practice.
“Jason’s extensive experience and expertise in mortgage banking will be a terrific asset as State Bank continues to grow its market share across Atlanta and the greater Southeast,” said Tom Bird, President of State Bank Mortgage. “With his leadership, we look forward to fostering strategic growth of the mortgage division and expanding our services to better serve our customers.”
Prior to this position, Hultgren fulfilled a wide range of senior leadership roles in which he managed large teams and drove market share growth in the mortgage sector. Hultgren has over 20 years of experience in the banking industry, having previously worked for a large financial service holding company for 12 years.
“I’m thrilled to join State Bank during this time of rapid growth for the company,” said Hultgren. “I look forward to beginning a new chapter of my career by growing State Bank Mortgage in talent development and business development.”
Hultgren received his bachelor’s degree in government and international studies from the University of South Carolina.
About State Bank Financial Corporation
State Bank Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: STBZ), with approximately $4.2 billion in assets as of June 30, 2017, is an Atlanta-based bank holding company for State Bank and Trust Company. State Bank operates a full-service banking business and offers a broad range of commercial and retail banking products to our customers throughout seven of Georgia’s eight largest MSAs.
To learn more about State Bank, visit www.statebt.com.