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.      

Trip Farmer, CPA, CCIFP

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Trip Farmer, Partner, CPA & CCICP, works extensively with Henderson, Hutcherson and McCullough, PLLC. Guiding businesses through strategic growth decisions, managing deal structuring, investor and bank packages as well as forecasting and financial modeling, his expansive experience ranges throughout several industries. Notably, Farmer is one of only 17 Tennessee Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals (CCIFP), allowing for seasoned knowledge in the construction industry, while still engaging with clients in other fields such as real estate and technology. His community involvement ranges from his board member role with the Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprises, treasurer of the Cornerstone Historical Preservation, the Chattanooga Rotary Club and several other associations. A graduate from Covenant College with a BA in Business, Farmer enjoys spending his free time traveling, reading and spending quality time with his family.