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Matthew Gathagan

Knoxville, Tenn. – SmartBank recently announced that Matthew Gathagan has joined SmartBank Investment Services, a division of SmartBank, as a financial advisor.

“We are excited to welcome Matthew to the SmartBank family,” said Mike Honeycutt, SmartBank’s Northeast Tennessee Regional President. “His experience aligns perfectly with our mission of providing our clients with the financial resources they need to reach their goals and prepare for the future.”

With more than nine years of experience in the financial services industry, Gathagan specializes in financial planning and advises clients on long term investment opportunities, focusing extensively on their goals for the future.

“We believe Matthew’s experience and investment advisor capabilities will enhance our growing team of seasoned professionals,” said Monty Hatcher, Branch Manager of Raymond James Financial Services, Executive Vice President and Director of SmartBank Investment Services. “His addition to our investment team puts us in a great position to take our next step toward growing this division.”

Gathagan is a native of West Knoxville, graduating from Bearden High School in 2004. He went on to play junior college baseball in Chattanooga before returning to Knoxville and graduating from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2008.

“It’s an exciting time to join the SmartBank team and I’m thrilled for the opportunity,” said Gathagan. “I was immediately drawn to the bank’s commitment to a positive, collaborative culture and to providing high-quality financial services to its clients. It’s a great fit for me and I look forward to utilizing my expertise in helping our clients achieve their financial goals and objectives.”

He will be serving SmartBank’s Investment Services wealth management clients in Knox, Blount and Sevier counties. His office is located at 214 Keller Lane, Maryville, Tenn.

For more information on SmartBank, visit www.smartbank.com.


About SmartBank:

SmartBank is a full-service commercial bank founded in 2007, with 29 branches and three 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.


Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, and are not insured by bank insurance, the FDIC or any other government agency, are not deposits or obligations of the bank, are not guaranteed by the bank, and are subject to risks, including the possible loss of principal.

SmartBank and SmartBank Investment Services are not registered broker/dealers and are independent of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Investment advisory services offered through Raymond James Financial Services Advisors, Inc.