Knoxville, Tenn. – SmartBank recently announced that Christian Carpenter has joined SmartBank Investment Services, a division of SmartBank, as an Investment Representative.
With more than eight years’ experience, Carpenter will advise clients on how to best invest in their future and aid in the formation of trusts, life insurance, and other services.
“We are thrilled to add Christian to our team,” said Billy Carroll, President and CEO of SmartBank. “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.”
After earning his Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Tennessee-Martin, Carpenter began his banking career as a Teller at First Horizon Bank in Memphis. While transitioning from banking to investments within the company, he also earned his Master of Business Administration, before moving to East Tennessee as part of the First Horizon Advisors team.
“Christian’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 is our commitment toward growing this division.”
“I am grateful for the opportunity to join this team and excited to work together to provide SmartBank clients with a first-class banking experience,” said Carpenter.
He will be serving SmartBank’s Investment Services wealth management clients in Blount, Knox, and Sevier counties. His office is located at 214 Keller Lane, Maryville, Tenn.
For more information on SmartBank, visit www.smartbank.com.
Founded in 2007, SmartBank is a full-service commercial bank providing banking, investment, insurance, and mortgage financial services, with 40 branches spanning Tennessee, Alabama, and Florida. Recruiting the best people, delivering exceptional client service, strategic branching and a disciplined approach to lending have contributed to SmartBank’s success. For more information on SmartBank, visit www.smartbank.com.
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.