Fidelity Bank is pleased to announce Chris Ratte has joined its team in Raleigh as a Vice President and Senior Business Development Officer. In his new position, Mr. Ratte is responsible for developing and managing business banking relationships within the community as well as contributing to the sales efforts of the Fidelity Bank Raleigh branch located at 600 Oberlin Road.

Chris has over thirty years of financial services experience. Prior to joining Fidelity Bank, he worked for F&M Bank as a Senior Commercial Banker. He also held a Senior Commercial Loan Officer position with First Horizon Bank. In addition to his financial background, Chris is active in the community. He currently serves as a treasurer and executive board member of Child Care Services Association, and he is a secretary board member of Triangle Soccer Development. Chris is also a current member and past president of the Rotary Club of Crabtree.

Mr. Ratte graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a Concentration in Writing. He is also a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Master of Business Administration in Management and Finance. Chris completed Executive Banking School through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He currently resides in Raleigh and has two children.