Jeffery W. Smith

Senior Vice President, New Republic Bank

Jeff Smith is a senior commercial relationship manager and senior commercial lender for New Republic Bank. He oversees the legacy bank loan portfolio, working closely with all lenders. He also works directly with clients to meet their needs for a wide range of financial solutions.

Prior to the acquisition by New Republic Bank, Jeff was vice president of lending and senior credit officer for New Republic Savings Bank. In this role he managed the credit administration process, lenders and credit risk policies and procedures. 

Earlier in his career he served as regional manager of personal and business banking for RBC Centura, where he was accountable for the execution of sales delivery strategies for a broad range of financial services. He began his career with Planters National Bank. 

Jeff is actively involved in the Roanoke Rapids market. He served as a board member of the Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District, and as president of the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Jeff earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from North Carolina State University.