SmartBank is set to open a new branch in Cleveland May 22.

With the addition, SmartBank will have 14 full-service branches throughout East Tennessee and the Florida panhandle.

“We are excited to introduce the SmartBank brand to the Cleveland community and are eager to deliver exceptional value to our clients,” Matt Jenne, SmartBank senior vice president and Cleveland market leader, said in a prepared statement. “Our ability to offer a broad variety of products and services, both commercially and to consumers, makes SmartBank a perfect fit for the area.”


SmartBank offers a wide array of banking solutions, including innovative products and services, as well as a full suite of e-banking products,Jenne also said.

SmartBank’s Cleveland team is composed of veteran bankers Jenne, Beau Burris and Tina Turner, who understand the local market and are ready to help clients with their financial needs, according to a news release.

“Seeing the value that our Cleveland team brings to the area is exciting for SmartBank,” Barry Watson, SmartBank’s Chattanooga regional president, said in a prepared statement. “The team’s combined years of experience and depth of knowledge in this market lend well to SmartBank’s future success.”

SmartBank announced the acquisition of the FSG Bank branch, a division of Atlantic Capital Bank, in December, and this branch opening completes the final stage of the acquisition.