ATTENTION CLIENTS: New Branch Hours beginning September 1st
Due to SmartBank's tremendous growth and geographic expansion into three states, we feel it's important to standardize our branch hours of operation across all markets. Our new hours of operation will begin on September 1st and are as follows: Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm; Friday 8:30am-6:00pm; Saturday 8:30am-12:00pm (drive-thru only and applicable to branches currently on Saturdays).  For a list of branches open on Saturdays, visit our contact page and expand your local branch to see whether Saturday hours are offered.  

Branch Managers Announced in Florida

Posted by | May 24, 2013 | Welcome to the Team | No Comments

Destin, FL. – May 24, 2013 – SmartBank President & CEO, Billy Carroll has announced the following promotions and officer positions.

“Jeff Bost and Jennifer Conner are great examples of the quality leadership we have at SmartBank,” said Billy Carroll, President and CEO. “They will play an important role in growing our business as we expand our presence in the North West Florida Region. We are thrilled to have them on our team.”

Jeff Bost has been named Banking Officer and Branch Manager for SmartBank’s Fort Walton Beach office. Jeff joined GulfSouth Private Bank in June 2010 and has worked in the banking industry for over seven years. He will continue to oversee all of the branch operational functions in Fort Walton Beach. Jeff graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.

Jennifer Conner has been named Banking Officer and Branch Manager for SmartBank’s Pensacola office. Jennifer joined GulfSouth Private Bank in June 2010 and prior to that she served as Director of Operations at Carlan Consulting. She graduated from University of West Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Minor in Accounting. She currently serves on the board of Pensacola Women’s Alliance and is Trustee for Website and Technology. Jennifer is also co-treasurer for Pensacola’s Young Professionals.

SmartBank organized in 2006 and is a full-service bank with over $425 million in assets. SmartBank currently serves clients in eight locations in the Florida Panhandle and East Tennessee. SmartBank’s Florida branches include Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Pensacola and Santa Rosa Beach. For more about SmartBank, please visit