“I am thrilled for Mike to hit the ground running in his new role as Knoxville Area Market Executive,” said President and CEO, Billy Carroll. “With tremendous growth opportunities in the Knox County market, SmartBank is poised for continued success through Mike’s leadership as well as his extensive knowledge in the financial industry.”
Mike graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Finance concentration. Mike joined SmartBank in 2014 as a Corporate Commercial Lender where he has served Knox County and the surrounding areas. Prior to joining SmartBank, he served as the Senior Vice President and Market President at BB&T for Blount, Loudon, Sevier and Jefferson Counties. Currently, Mike serves on the Board of Directors’ Executive Committee as Treasurer, the Community Action Committee, and the Allocation Executive Committee for the United Way of Blount County. Mike and his wife, Keela, currently reside in Maryville with their children.