John L. Lewis, president and CEO of First Citizens Financial Corporation and its subsidiary, Foothills Community Bank, recently announced that Adam Smith has been named senior vice president and SBA/commercial lender for Foothills Community Bank located in Dawson County.
"Mr. Smith is a seasoned SBA and commercial lender that understands the banking needs of Dawson County and surrounding markets. We are pleased to provide a service minded lender that lives in the community he serves. He is a welcomed addition to our team and we are confident in his expertise to provide reliable financial solutions to our clients," said Lewis.
Smith graduated from Dawson County High School in 1998, received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of North Georgia in 2002 and graduated with honors from The Georgia Banking School at the University of Georgia in 2013. During his 14 years of banking experience, Smith has served in various leadership and commercial lending roles.
"I'm very excited to be working with a great group of bankers in my hometown again," said Smith.
"Serving as a community lender has afforded me the opportunity to work side by side with so many entrepreneurs as they build their businesses. These growing businesses make such a difference to local families and are critical to the economic growth of our community. I truly enjoy getting to know my customers on a personal level and watching them succeed," he added.
Smith's past community involvement includes president of the Winder Noon Lions Club, board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Barrow County, member of the Rotary Club of Dawson County and coach of various sports for Dawson County Parks and Recreation. Smith and his wife, Kimberly, live in Dawsonville and are the proud parents of three children, Noah (11), Aubree (8) and Hayes (3).
Noah and Aubree attend Black's Mill Elementary School. The family attends Mountain Lake Church in Dawsonville.
Foothills Community Bank operates two full-service locations in Georgia, 70 Carlisle Rd. in Dawsonville and 5835 Bethelview Rd. in Cumming. To learn more about Foothills Community Bank, visit myfoothillsbank.com.