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Mark Newman

AVP, Community Banker

Mark is responsible for small business and community development lending within Wake and Durham Counties of North Carolina. He has over 30 years of experience in commercial, small business and consumer lending, credit risk management and business development. Prior to joining Square 1, Mark served in a variety of roles at BB&T, SunTrust Bank, Crescent State Bank, RBC Bank and Community & Southern Bank. He earned a BSBA from Old Dominion University. Mark joined Square 1 in 2015.

Outside the Square

  • Grew 12 inches in height after high school graduation.
  • Enjoys working in the yard and cleaning up the kitchen after his wife cooks delicious meals.
  • Claims four children and 10 grandchildren so he’ll never retire.


  • Southeast


406 Blackwell Street
Suite 240
Durham, NC 27701

P: 919.627.6356

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