FUQUAY-VARINA, North Carolina (September 23, 2021) – Fidelity Bank is pleased to announce Philip Morton has joined its team in Belmont as Vice President and Senior Business Development Officer. In his new position, Mr. Morton is responsible for developing and managing business banking relationships within the community, as well as, contributing to the sales efforts of the Fidelity Bank Belmont office located at 100 North Main Street.

Philip has seventeen years of financial experience, including twelve years in North Carolina. Prior to joining Fidelity Bank, he worked for First Citizens Bank as a Vice President of Business Banking. He also held commercial and business banking positions at SunTrust and Fifth Third Bank. In addition to his financial background, Philip is active in the community. He is a board member of the local SPCA. Mr. Morton graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance. He currently resides in Mount Holly and has two children.

“I am most excited to serve the market that I live in and build long lasting relationships with both new and existing clients,” shared Morton.

Fidelity Bank is a full-service financial institution with assets of approximately $3.2 billion headquartered in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina. The Bank owns and operates 56 branches throughout North Carolina and Virginia; and was awarded a 5-star (superior) rating by BauerFinancial.