Tuscaloosa, Ala. – SmartBank recently announced that Brian Groeschell has been promoted to Area Executive for Tuscaloosa and Southwest Alabama. He will manage the bank’s presence in Tuscaloosa, Washington and Clark Counties.
Groeschell has been serving as Senior Vice President, Tuscaloosa and Southwest Alabama Market Executive for SmartBank. He has more than 18 years of experience in the banking and financial industry, leading the bank’s commercial and consumer lending division in Tuscaloosa and Southwest Alabama. He also works with the retail and investment divisions of the bank.
“Brian is a strong and experienced leader who continues to provide our clients with high-level financial guidance and service on a daily basis,” said Robert Kuhn, SmartBank’s Alabama and Florida Regional President. “We’re fortunate to have him on our team and I look forward to seeing his continued growth and contributions to the success of SmartBank.”
Groeschell is a 2001 graduate of the University of Alabama, where he earned a degree in commerce & business administration. He has been an active member of the community, serving as a past president of Big Brothers Big Sisters, of which he is still actively involved. He is involved with numerous organizations including West Alabama’s Chamber of Commerce, SmartBank’s Adopt-A-School program, Junior Achievement, American Heart Association and the United Way. Groeschell is also an active member of St. Francis Catholic Church.
For more information on SmartBank, visit www.smartbank.com.
SmartBank is a full-service commercial bank founded in 2007, with 35 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.