Jack Kane Hired to Lead Tallahassee Team as SVP
Tallahassee, Fla. – SmartBank has announced its expansion into the Tallahassee, Fla. market with the opening of its Loan Production Office located at 400 Norton Lane, Suite 104.
“Growing into the Tallahassee area provides SmartBank a fantastic opportunity to serve an entirely new community,” said Robert Kuhn, SmartBank Florida and Alabama Regional President. “This growth will help us to not only extend our presence in Florida, but also aids in our ability to expand our customer and business relationships in the area.”
SmartBank is also proud to announce the addition of Jack Kane to the Tallahassee team. Kane will play a key role in the growth and development of the bank in the Tallahassee market as the company’s Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager.
“As we expand into the Tallahassee area, we want to ensure we have the best people in place, who are not only highly qualified, but motivated and committed to delivering unmatched client service,” said Emory Singletary, Market Executive of SmartBank’s Tallahassee and Panama City markets. “With more than 30 years of experience, Kane has a strong track record of developing and maintaining an impressive portfolio of client relationships.”
A Tallahassee native, Kane joins SmartBank after serving four years as Regional President for PeoplesSouth Bank in Tallahassee. In this role, he was not only responsible for managing a number of client relationships, but also overseeing and growing the bank’s Tallahassee presence. He has 37 years of lending and management experience.
Kane earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Florida State University and a Masters of Banking from the Louisiana State University Banking School. He is a graduate of Leadership Tallahassee and is very active in the community, having served on several organization’s boards and committees, including the Tallahassee Builders Association, the Tallahassee Lenders Consortium, and the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce.
SmartFinancial, Inc., based in Knoxville, Tennessee, is the bank holding company for SmartBank. SmartBank is a full-service commercial bank founded in 2007, with 29 branches and three loan production offices spanning East Tennessee, Tuscaloosa and Southwest 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. More information about SmartBank can be found on its website: www.smartbank.com.