Nate serves as the Regional President for SmartBank’s Coastal Market. He oversees growth in key areas such as loans, deposits and services by leading his footprint’s group of market executives. He joined SmartBank with more than 17 years of banking experience, most recently serving as the Gulf Coast Chief Executive Officer for BBVA where he served in executive management and leadership roles overseeing several lines of business. Nate earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton. He has served as an Advisory Board Member at Goodwill Easter Seals and is a member of Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance. In addition, Nate is a graduate of Leadership Mobile.