Daily News: December 5, 2017

Stanley Joins Atlantic Capital New Fintech Banking Team

Chris Stanley joined Atlantic Capital Bank as vice president of Fintech Industry Banking, leading its Fintech Banking practice.

Expanding on a successful payments industry line of business, the new fintech banking practice will focus on emerging growth and growth-stage companies, with a focus on bolstering Atlanta-based Atlantic Capital’s core deposit gathering strategy.

“I’m thrilled to be part of the next chapter of Atlantic Capital’s growth story,” Stanley said. “We are excited to provide fintech companies across the Southeast a new banking partner that understands their market, target customers and their day-to-day operating requirements.”

Nathan Ottinger, senior vice president of Atlantic Capital’s Payments Industry Banking team, commented, “Atlanta is increasingly becoming a global fintech hub, and Chris is uniquely qualified to serve our growing portfolio of fintech clients. We are excited to have Chris on the team.”

Stanley has more than 17 years of experience in corporate banking and supporting technology companies. He served as vice president at Silicon Valley Bank, working with early and growth stage companies across a variety of technology sectors. He then founded his own startup practice, Techcelerator, acting as interim CFO and vice president of corporate strategy for growth stage software analytics and healthcare companies. Stanley most recently served as vice president of finance for FINSYNC, an Atlanta-based fintech company.

Atlantic Capital Bank offers banking services to privately held companies and individuals in Atlanta, Eastern Tennessee, Northwest Georgia and Charlotte, NC.