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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. and Dothan, Ala. – SmartBank continues to invest in its teams to grow the bank’s capabilities in Alabama, announcing the promotion of Susan Wilkins to Senior Vice President, Corporate Banking. 

Wilkins is a longtime resident of the Wiregrass region, who began her role at SmartBank as a Corporate Relationship Manager focused on lending and treasury management in the market. Prior to SmartBank, she worked as Vice President of Commercial Banking for BBVA, managing the banking needs of some of the Wiregrass area’s largest businesses and government entities. Susan also has an I.T. background, which makes her uniquely qualified to assist our clients with developing a high-level of automation and technology in their banking services to greatly improve efficiency and costs. She has been giving back to the community for many years, serving on the board of Southeast Alabama Child Advocacy Center, as President of Dothan Tuesday Rotary Club and The Downtown Group, and is currently the Finance Chair of the Dothan Downtown Redevelopment Authority.

“SmartBank’s commitment to the Wiregrass market is evidenced by our continued expansion of the team and investing in key leaders and bankers such as Susan. Since joining SmartBank, Susan has been continuously recognized as a top performing corporate banker throughout the franchise. She has done this through a laser focus on the client’s needs and developing solutions which make their banking more efficient or lower costs. Further, she is consistently recognized by our clients as someone who is a trusted advisor for all their needs from commercial financing and treasury management to bringing in the bank’s internal partners to assist with investments and insurance,” said Jeff Williams, Regional President. “Susan is very deserving of this promotion, which recognizes her superb capabilities and her passion for exceeding our client’s expectations.”   


About SmartBank 

Founded in 2007, SmartBank is a full-service commercial bank providing banking, investment, insurance, and mortgage financial services, with 42 branches spanning Alabama, Tennessee, 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.