On November 1st, SmartFinancial, Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee (“SmartFinancial”) (Nasdaq: SMBK), parent company of SmartBank, announced the completion of its previously-announced acquisition of Foothills Bancorp, Inc., Maryville, Tennessee (“Foothills Bancorp”), and Foothills Bancorp’s wholly owned bank subsidiary, Foothills Bank & Trust. Effective November 1, 2018, Foothills Bancorp has been merged with and into SmartFinancial, and Foothills Bank & Trust has been merged with and into SmartBank. Based on financial data as of September 30, 2018, the combined company has total consolidated assets of approximately $2.3 billion. This marks SmartFinancial’s third acquisition in the last 12 months. For the full release, click here.      

Clifton Miller

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Clifton Miller - SmartBank Board of Directors

Clifton N. Miller is an attorney who is engaged in the practice of law in Tullahoma, Tennessee. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 1988. In 1991, he graduated from the University of Tennessee – College of Law where he earned his JD degree. Mr. Miller joined the law firm of Henry & McCord in 1991 as an associate and became a partner in 1994. Mr. Miller is a managing partner of the firm, now known as Henry, McCord, Bean, Miller, Gabriel & LaBar, P.L.L.C. His practice concentrates in the areas of commercial law /litigation, education law and banking law. He is a Rule 31 Certified Mediator in the areas of General Civil law and Family law and is an approved mediator by the United States District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Tennessee. He is a member of the Tennessee School Board Attorney’s Association and currently serves as President. He has been active in the Coffee County, Tennessee, and American Bar Associations and is a former president of the Coffee County Bar Association. Mr. Miller is active in the Tullahoma community where he is a former member of the Kiwanis Club and Tullahoma Sunrise Rotary Club, a current member of the Tullahoma Noon Rotary Club and is a former president of the Tullahoma Noon Rotary. He is a member of the First United Methodist Church and is a former Lay Leader, member of Administrative Council, Board of Trustees and Staff Parish Committee. Mr. Miller was one of the original organizers and served as a Director, General Counsel and Secretary for Southern Community Bank prior to his tenure with SmartBank.