Scott Smith Appointed Chairman of River City Bank’s Board of Directors

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

River City Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Smith as the incoming Chairman of its Board of Directors, effective May 21, 2024. This appointment follows the retirement of longstanding Board Chairman, C. King Askew. Additionally, Smith will assume the role of Board Chairman for the Bank’s holding company, RCB Financial Corporation.

Since joining River City Bank’s Board of Directors in 2015, Smith has proven to be a strong leader and sound decision-maker, focusing on the company’s strategic vision, which makes him the ideal candidate to lead the Board and continue to drive the Bank’s success.

Expressing his enthusiasm for his new role, Scott Smith stated, “I am honored to have been elected to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors. River City Bank holds a special place in the heart of our community, and I am committed to upholding its legacy of excellence and service. As we move into the next phase of the company’s growth strategy, I look forward to working closely with the Board, leadership team, and staff to ensure that we continue to meet the evolving needs of our customers and contribute to the prosperity of the communities we serve.”

Smith is the managing partner of the law firm of McRae, Smith, Peek, Harman & Monroe, LLP and sits on the firm’s Executive Committee. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia and Mercer Law School. Smith serves on the Boards of the Community Foundation for Greater Rome, where he currently serves as Chairman, and the Boys and Girls Club of Northwest Georgia. He is a 2018 recipient of the Heart of the Community Award.

Jamie Tallent, President & CEO of River City Bank and Vice Chair of the Bank’s Board of Directors, expressed confidence in Scott Smith’s ability to lead the Board effectively. “We are fortunate that Scott has been a member of our Board for almost 10 years. His diverse expertise and insight will be of tremendous value, and I am confident he will provide invaluable guidance in leading us to achieve the strategic goals of our Company.”