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.      

Ron Gorczynski

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Ron Gorczynski is the Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer for SmartBank. Ron plays a key role in overseeing budgeting, forecasting, analysis, and provides valuable input on the strategic vision of the bank. Prior to joining SmartBank, Ron served as the Chief Accounting Officer for the Bank of North Carolina in High Point, North Carolina. While serving in this position, he had extensive involvement with corporate responsibilities, including investor relations and corporate governance. Ron also served as the Chief Financial Officer for Square 1 Bank in Durham, North Carolina. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Business and Public Management from the State University of New York, College of Technology at Utica/Rome in 1989. In addition, he received his Certificate in General Accounting from Mount Saint Mary College and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.