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.      

SmartBank Introduces SmartPay

Posted by | September 24, 2014 | Milestones, News | No Comments

SmartBank has added SmartPay to their expansive collection of online banking solutions. The new service gives clients a fast and easy way to send and receive money straight from their checking accounts, removing the hassle of writing and depositing checks.

“SmartBank always strives to provide a smarter banking experience,” said Kelley Fowler, First Vice President, Marketing & Public Relations Officer. “We are excited to offer this new service to our clients to continue furthering that goal.”

SmartPay gives clients the convenience they are looking for to compliment their busy lifestyles, and it is free for all SmartBank clients. Users of the service will have the ability to send payments to anyone with as little information as their mobile number or a working email address.

To get started using SmartPay, clients simply need to log in to their SmartBank online banking account, select the “bill payment” tab and choose “SmartPay” from the left menu. From there, just follow a few easy steps for a quick and effortless transfer.

SmartBank offers a variety of banking solutions to businesses and individuals in East Tennessee and the Florida Panhandle. From personal checking to small business loans, SmartBank gives people one place to take care of all of their financial needs.

Since 2007, SmartBank has been providing residents across East Tennessee with “smart” banking solutions. In 2012, it expanded to the Florida Panhandle market. The company focuses on recruiting the best people, delivering incredible client service, and implementing a disciplined approach to lending. All of which enables SmartBank to deliver exceptional value to stakeholders, clients and associates. To learn more about SmartBank, visit

For more information, FAQ and tips on how to use SmartBank’s new SmartPay service, visit or contact Kelley Fowler at or (865) 868-0611.