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.      


Posted by | October 16, 2018 | News | No Comments

Panama City, FL – October 16, 2018 – SmartBank announced today a Loan Payment Deferral Program for impacted clients in FEMA declared disaster areas only.  *Details are outlined below:

  • SmartBank will defer interest only and/or principal and interest payments for a period of 90 days upon request.   Payments will be added on to the end of the term of the loan (i.e. term will extend for an additional 3 months).
  • Borrower must reside or the collateral property securing the loan must be located in a FEMA declared disaster area associated to Hurricane Michael
  • Borrower must make the deferral request to the Bank by November 30, 2018
  • Loan Payment Deferral Program applies to commercial, consumer and mortgage loans.

To request assistance or more information about the Loan Payment Deferral Program, clients may email or, or call our Client Services Team toll-free at 866.290.2554.

SmartBank’s Panama City branch remains closed and clients are being directed to its Destin branch located at 4405 Commons Drive East, Destin, FL 32541.

*Deferring payments will result in a higher finance charge and in some cases a higher minimum payment or balloon payment than if payments were made every month. Deferrals available for impacted clients in FEMA declared disaster areas only. Offer expires 11/30/2018. Additional terms and conditions apply. For details, contact SmartBank