Bryant Bank Welcomes New Bankers to the Commercial Team

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Bryant Bank is pleased to announce that Cullen Smith has joined the Tuscaloosa team as a Commercial Banker.  Mike Mitchell has also been hired as a Senior Vice President and Senior Credit Officer for the Bank.

Cullen Smith, Commercial Banker

Since 1996, Cullen Smith has been prominent in the commercial banking community and continues as a top producing leader in the industry. His experience ranges from credit underwriting to the management of multiple extensive commercial loans.

“I am excited to work with Bryant Bank and to grow my relationships with the Tuscaloosa community,” said Smith.  “It’s rewarding to be a collaborative partner for the local businesses that provide for our community and to empower them to meet their goals.  That’s what community banking is all about.”

Mitchell has over 33 years of active and reserve duty and currently serves in the Alabama Army National Guard as a Brigadier General.  He has been in the financial industry for nearly 30 years and has worked for community banks throughout his tenure in a variety of lending and credit roles.

Mike Mitchell, Senior Vice President and Senior Credit Officer

“Mike is a highly qualified credit officer who has had a long and successful career, having served as another bank’s Chief Credit Officer, among many other roles in lending and credit,” said Claude Edwards, Bank President.

Headquartered in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Bryant Bank opened in 2005 with the vision to see every Alabamian experience a financially stable future and live in a thriving community.  Bryant Bankers put care into action to help others invest in their full potential.  Alabama family comes first as Bankers seek to empower potential and to be collaborative partners for everyone that walks in the door.  Bryant Bank has 15 branches in five major markets – Huntsville, Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Mobile, and Baldwin County and employees over 250 people.  The bank offers personal, business, and mortgage banking services.