Karen B. Smith
Managing Director/Senior Commercial Banker
Ms. Smith joined Fieldpoint Private in 2021, bringing over 35 years’ experience in a range of capacities across commercial and industrial banking, as well as private banking. Her clients have included entrepreneurs in the industrial supply, architectural, venture capital, and retail space, among others.
The Atlanta native came to Fieldpoint from Renasant Bank and its predecessor, The BrandBank, where as a Senior Vice President, she served commercial clients’ credit, deposit, treasury management and other financial needs. Prior to that, Ms. Smith was a senior vice president and team lead with the Private Bank of Buckhead, where she worked with high-net-worth families, entrepreneurs, and their companies. Earlier experience includes middle market commercial banking with banks including BBVA Compass; the Bank of North Georgia, where Ms. Smith was regional market president; and Riverside Bank, where she was group senior vice president.
Ms. Smith has been involved in the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, was a member of the Honorary Commanders Class of 2018 and the Wellstar Foundation Business and Corporate Committee, and was an honoree of the Tribute to Women of Achievement, hosted by the YWCA of Northwest Georgia. She earned her bachelor’s in finance at the University of Georgia business school.