Jeff Smith joined First Business Bank as a Vice President – SBA Lending with more than 16 years of experience in commercial and SBA lending. Most recently Jeff was a Vice President Business Development Officer for a national lender. While a double major in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, Jeff found his passion for banking and helping the community when he was hired on as a full time banker at a large financial institution.
Jeff is a veteran of the United States Navy; he participated in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm on board the USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2). He was awarded the Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), Southwest Asia Service Medal, and National Defense Medal. An avid cyclist, Jeff has competed in several races, including the 2007 and 2008 Bicycle Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) and two century rides where he raced 100 miles in a day in under seven hours. Jeff has three adult children and lives in Georgia with his wife.