Pigeon Forge, Tenn. – November 4, 2010 – SmartBank announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, Greg Davis, has joined its Board of Directors.
“Greg was the first management member to join the bank when we were still organizing in March 2006, and has been instrumental in the growth we have experienced from day one,” said Bill Carroll, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “His experience and expertise along with his passion for SmartBank is invaluable to our organization. Greg has worked closely with our Board and has done an outstanding job leading the lending area of the Bank managing a loan portfolio that has grown to $237 million since opening in January 2007. It’s a natural fit for him that is well- deserved.”
Davis, a Sevier County native, started his career with the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions as a bank examiner and has over 20 years leadership experience with both community banks and larger regional banks. He is a 1988 graduate of the University of Tennessee with a BS with Honors degree in Finance. Davis has also attended numerous banking schools conducted by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and the Tennessee Bankers Association.
Davis serves on the Board of Directors for the Areawide Development Corporation and is a member of the Loan Approval Committee. He also serves as the Vice-President of the Sevier County High School Alumni Association and is a member of First Baptist Church of Sevierville.
Founded in 2007, SmartBank has more than $300 million in assets and currently serves customers in four bank locations: Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Knoxville. For more about SmartBank, visit www.SmartBank.net.