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Mark A. Hocutt is a Global Commercial Banking Senior Relationship Manager covering the Columbia, SC market at Bank of America.  Drawing on more than twenty five years of experience in the financial services industry, Mark offers deep insight in the many diverse markets in the Columbia, SC area.  He leads a team of commercial banking specialists who proactively provide strategic best practices and an integrated fresh perspective to help businesses grow and prosper. 

As a Global Commercial Banking Senior Relationship Manager, my focus relies upon developing and growing a portfolio of clients with annual revenues between $5MM-$75MM. This is accomplished by understanding the client’s business fully and serving as an advocate for the client within the bank. In addition, it is my job to serve as a trusted advisor for each of my clients and offer creative needs based solutions such as: credit, treasury services, foreign exchange/international, capital markets, asset management, and employee benefits ideas. 

Mark joined the bank in 2011 and is a graduate of East Carolina University in 1991 and Louisiana State University Graduate School of Banking in 2010.  He serves on two local boards Junior Achievement of Greater SC and Transitions in Columbia, SC.


    • General industries
    • Government Contractors
    • Healthcare & Physician Practices
    • Transportation
    • Manufacturing
    • Not-for-profit
    • Professional Services

Meet the Team

With access to the global resources of Bank of America, our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.

Margie Heslin

Vice President

Treasury Sales Officer

Hassan Nelson

Vice President

Lending Officer

Sarah Mata


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Bank of America Business Banking

As you work to take your business to the next level in an environment where business and technology sophistication are critical to having a competitive edge, you need a local banking partner who has your long-term interests at heart.

Bank of America is that local advocate. We work closely with you to understand your business goals. We then draw on our Bank wide resources, technology and experience to generate ideas and solutions that will propel your business further.

With Bank of America Business Banking by your side, you can be assured your business has the power to grow and thrive.

You can benefit from:

Local Relationship Managers who are your advocates and bring the Bank’s resources to you as a seamlessly integrated, dedicated team

Comprehensive commercial banking platform with full range of products and technology, backed by Bank of America’s strength and stability

Access to bank-wide services beyond business banking, to manage both your business and personal wealth

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