SmartBank celebrated the grand opening of its new Cedar Bluff location in Knoxville with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with the Knoxville Chamber Wednesday, February 5th. Lynn Fugate, Knox County Market Executive cut the ribbon with President and CEO Billy Carroll, Branch Manager Elizabeth Kramer, SmartBank executives and associates along with Knoxville Chamber Ambassadors. Prior to the ribbon cutting, the entire community had an opportunity to see the new building at 202 Advantage Place at an Open House Reception held Thursday evening, January 30th.
Located at the corner of Cedar Bluff and North Peters Roads, the new SmartBank building is a striking addition to this West Knoxville neighborhood. “The design of this branch is unique to the community with a bright, fresh look and some special touches that will make banking easy and smart for our clients,” says President and CEO Billy Carroll. “We want it to be a place where people will be drawn inside to enjoy an upbeat and distinctive experience.”
The new West Knoxville location joins SmartBank locations in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Sevierville and Knoxville in serving clients in East Tennessee. “We are fortunate to have a growing, strong bank like SmartBank in our community,” says Mark Field, Knoxville Chamber Senior Vice President of Membership. “We are excited that they continue to grow here in Knoxville and the region.”
SmartBank is a full service bank founded in East Tennessee with $500 million in assets as of December 31, 2013. SmartBank opened its first office in January 2007 in Pigeon Forge, TN and now serves clients in nine locations across East Tennessee and Northwest Florida with a unique balance of exceptional products in a service-focused environment. For more information about SmartBank, visit www.smartbank.net.