Smeby named Bell Bank VP/commercial banker

Matt Smeby joined Fargo, N.D.-based Bell Bank as vice president/commercial banker for its LPO serving the Denver area.


Smeby began his banking career in 2010 as a credit analyst and has more than a dozen years of experience in commercial lending. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Carroll College, Helena, Mont., and an MBA from Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio. He recently completed the Denver Leadership Foundation’s Impact Denver program. 

“I’m excited to have (Smeby) on board as we build our commercial lending team and footprint in the Denver area,” said TJ Kern, senior vice president/commercial banking manager for Bell Bank in Denver. “He’s a great fit for our culture, and that’s the key thing we look for in hiring the best in the business.”