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SMBK SmartFinancial

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Proxy contests and exempt solicitations in last 3 years

No recent proxy contest or exempt solicitation filings from shareholders.

Vote support at last AGM


The 2021 annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of SmartFinancial, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on May 27, 2021. Of the 15,104,536 shares of common stock of the Company outstanding as of the record date for the Annual Meeting, 11,754,837 shares, or 77.82%, were present at the meeting in person or by proxy. At the Annual Meeting, Victor L. Barrett, Monique P. Berke, William (“Billy”) Y. Carroll, Jr., William (“Bill”) Y. Carroll, Sr., Ted C. Miller, David A. Ogle, Ottis H. Phillips, Jr., Steven B. Tucker, Wesley M. (“Miller”) Welborn, Keith E. Whaley, O.D., and Geoffrey A. Wolpert were elected as directors of the Company, to serve in such capacity until the 2022 annual meeting of Company shareholders. Additionally, at the Annual Meeting, the Company’s shareholders ratified the appointment of Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.



The final voting results for each proposal put to a vote at the Annual Meeting, all of which proposals were described in the Proxy Statement, are set forth below.



Proposal 1: Election of Directors. The Company’s shareholders elected each director nominee by the vote indicated for each such nominee below:

NAMEVOTES FORVOTES WITHHELDBROKER NON-VOTES
Victor L. Barrett7,838,6701,356,9172,559,250
Monique P. Berke9,007,090188,4972,559,250
William ("Billy") Y. Carroll Jr.8,946,169249,4182,559,250
William ("Bill") Y. Carroll Sr.8,919,184276,4032,559,250
Ted C. Miller8,929,622265,9652,559,250
David A. Ogle7,658,8541,536,7332,559,250
Ottis H. Phillips, Jr.6,567,3492,628,2382,559,250
Steven B. Tucker7,867,4851,328,1022,559,250
Wesley M. ("Miller") Welborn8,908,955286,6322,559,250
Keith E. Whaley, O.D.8,929,772265,8152,559,250
Geoffrey A. Wolpert7,838,8201,356,7672,559,250






Proposal 2: Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. The Company’s shareholders ratified the appointment of Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021, by the following vote:

VOTES FORVOTES AGAINSTABSTENTIONSBROKER NON-VOTES
11,552,38611202,440-