Boyd named Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer

KNOXVILLE – SmartBank recently announced the promotion of Becca Boyd to executive vice president and chief people officer.

As chief people officer, Boyd will lead the human resources department and all aspects of people management including training and development, payroll, benefits, recruiting, talent management, associate engagement and HR technology.   

“Becca has earned a reputation as a strong leader and has been instrumental in supporting our growth strategies, people processes and cultural initiatives,” said Billy Carroll, president and CEO of SmartBank. “She has a great understanding of our core values and operations and will continue to help us in developing innovative growth strategies.”

Boyd has more than 20 years of experience in human resources, serving as SmartBank’s director of HR for the past four years. She is a graduate of Tusculum College, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in organizational management and is a senior certified professional through the Society of Human Resources Management.  

Boyd noted, “Being named a ‘Top Workplace Employer’ for the last four years combined with our talented associate base really sets the foundation for what we are capable of in the future as we continue to grow. I am energized by the incredible leadership team we have at SmartBank and excited to partner with them to tie people strategies to our business objectives.”

She is a 2019 graduate of Leadership Knoxville, a Make-A-Wish East Tennessee board member and is president-elect of the East Tennessee Compensation and Benefits Association.  

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