Chattanooga, Tenn. – SmartBank announced today that Natalie Hunt has joined the Miller Plaza team in Chattanooga, Tenn. as Senior Vice President, Relationship Manager.
“It’s an understatement to say that we’re excited to have someone as knowledgeable and experienced as Natalie joining our team,” said Barry Watson, SmartBank’s Southeast Tennessee Regional President. “Her client-focused mindset and commitment to providing invaluable service is a perfect fit for our team and the SmartBank culture.”
Hunt has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry, previously working as a commercial lender and serving as Senior Vice President of Sales and Development for Community National Bank.
“I’m thrilled to join a bank that is so deeply embedded in the communities it serves,” Hunt said. “I’m looking forward to developing relationships and partnering with local businesses and organizations in order to provide them with meaningful resources and support.”
She currently serves as a board member for Top of Georgia Economic Development, North Georgia Healthcare Center and is a member of the Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Committee.
SmartBank is a full-service commercial bank founded in 2007, with 29 branches and two loan production offices spanning Tennessee, Alabama 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.