KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – April 13, 2017 – SmartBank recently announced the addition of Kim Welker, Vice President Relationship Manager.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kim to the SmartBank team,” said Mike Honeycutt, SmartBank Senior Vice President and Knoxville Area Market Executive. “Her experience in the financial industry combined with her expertise in lending will contribute greatly to SmartBank’s continued success and growth in the Knoxville market.”
Welker joins SmartBank with over 30 years of experience in the financial industry, including several years of community involvement throughout Knox County. She currently serves as a volunteer with Junior Achievement (JA), in which she has received three past awards for her service including the 2009 JA Volunteer of the Year, the 2009-2010 Middle School JA Volunteer of the Year and the 2009-2010 JA “Over the Top” Volunteer of the Year. She was also a five-time recipient of the “Million Dollar Producer” award, and eight-time recipient of the “Retail Loan Production Club,” both from previous financial institutions. In her spare time, Welker participates in mission work with her church, Sevier Heights Baptist, and enjoys reading and spending time in the outdoors.
SmartFinancial, Inc., based in Knoxville, Tennessee, is the bank holding company for SmartBank. SmartBank is a full-service commercial bank founded in 2007, with thirteen branches, two loan production offices and one mortgage production office spanning East Tennessee and the Florida Panhandle. Recruiting the best people, delivering exceptional client service, strategic branching and a disciplined approach to lending have contributed to SmartBank’s success.