Tuscaloosa, Ala. – SmartBank recently announced the hiring of Winton M. Blount IV as Business Development Officer. He will be based in Tuscaloosa with opportunities to develop business for the bank throughout the Southeast.
“We’re proud to attract high-quality and experienced talent like Winton to the bank,” said Robert Kuhn, SmartBank’s Alabama and Florida Regional President. “His more than 30 years of experience in sales and executive and international management will be a valuable asset to our team in Alabama as we continue to grow throughout the state.”
Blount has an extensive background in business management, having worked with a wide variety of companies across the state of Alabama throughout the course of his career. In his role at SmartBank, he’ll be tasked with developing strategies focused on selling products and services of the bank to prospective clients, while also growing the SmartBank brand and network across the state.
“I am excited to join an organization that is not only passionate about serving its clients, but also places a high value on serving the local community,” said Blount. “I look forward to working with the talented and growing team we have in place in Alabama.”
Blount is a graduate of Leadership Montgomery, co-founder of the Lower Alabama Lacrosse Club and has been active in a number of other community organizations, including the Gulf Coast Diocesan Episcopal Convention , Cursillo, Young Life Eastern Shore, Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and the American Red Cross. He is a graduate of Birmingham-Southern College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics.
For more information on SmartBank, visit www.smartbank.com.
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.