biz briefs

• Bobby Stogner has joined SmartBank as senior vice president and relationship manager in the Knoxville market. He has worked in the banking industry for 28 years, including stints in Nashville and Knoxville markets, and most recently served as vice president for Peoples Bank in Knoxville.

• Marianne Wanamaker, an associate professor of economics for University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business, has been named to U.S. White House’s American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, co-chaired by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, an advisor to President Donald Trump.

• Alex Schultz, Will Holland, Allen Moore and Travis Fuller have joined EXIT Real Estate Professionals Network at 165 West End Ave. in Farragut, while Tiffany Mays, L.A. Dubarry, Toni Capelli, Heidi Wallace, Joy Hall, Faith Barkman and Kyle McCann have joined EXIT Key Realty at 6216 Lonas Drive in Knoxville.

• Keith Allison has rejoined Weichert, Realtors — Advantage Plus in Knoxville as a licensed broker/realtor. He began his real estate career at the Weichert affiliate and returns after a four-year absence, when he worked for two other brokerages.

• Amanda DeRossett has joined Weichert, Realtors — Advantage Plus in Knoxville.