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Dan Smith is the President of First Community Mortgage Inc. (FCM). In this capacity Dan oversees all aspects of the company’s business activities. FCM and its’ 380 team members originate over 3 Billion dollars per year, lending in 46 states, to 10’s of thousands of customers.
Previously as President and Shareholder of/NBC Mortgage, a Division of National Commerce Corp (NASDAQ: NCOM) Dan lead the residential mortgage banking efforts for all National Commerce Corp/National Bank of Commerce (NASDAQ: NCOM) brands including those under the trade names United Legacy Bank, Premier Community Bank, Reunion Bank of Florida, Private Bank of Buckhead, Patriot Bank, First Atlantic Bank, First Landmark Bank, Private Bank of Decatur and PrivatePlus Mortgage originating residential mortgages in 50 states and the District of Columbia. The experience culminated with the successful April 1, 2019 acquisition of National Commerce Corp/National Bank of Commerce (NASDAQ: NCOM) by Center State Bank Corp (NASDAQ: CSFL).
Prior to National Bank of Commerce, he served as Founder and President of PrivatePlus Mortgage, a division of the Private Bank of Buckhead until it’s successful merger with National Commerce Corp/National Bank of Commerce (NASDAQ: NCOM) in January 2017. During his time as President, PrivatePlus Mortgage and The Private Bank of Buckhead were recognized for their success and growth as one of Atlanta’s 100 fastest growing private companies, as a recipient of The Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2016 Pacesetters award. They also earned a spot on the 2016 Inc. 5000 list which recognizes the fastest growing businesses in the country. A mortgage industry veteran, he previously founded and grew multiple companies with annual origination volumes ranging from $500mm to $6 Billion.
His accomplishments extend beyond the mortgage industry. He is the Founder of and principal investor in Commerce Group 1, LLC, provider of several web-based services and strategic growth oversight to multiple companies spanning multiple industries. He’s also Chairman and principle investor of Insite Managed Solutions which provides Six Sigma-based contact center optimization expertise, including site assessments/benchmarking, training, performance improvement, process build & transfer, and staff augmentation. Insite Customers include Google, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and Tennessee, Ford Motor Company, The Home Depot, Bank of America, Southwest Airlines, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, General Motors, nest, Walgreens, and CVS.
In his role as President of Insight Card Services Dan helped guide the prepaid card company to significant growth, performance improvement, and profitability while simultaneously providing much needed financial wellness services to the unbanked and underbanked community culminating with its’ successful acquisition by GreenDot (NYSE: GDOT). He has also served as a Board Director of KillCliff Inc. and Advisor to ShipT.
Smith is a 1989 graduate of the University of Miami School of Business, having earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Marketing and served as a member of the Miami Business School’s Board of Overseers from 2014 - 2019. As Chairman elect of the University’s President’s Council he acts as an ambassador for many university initiatives and serves as a guest speaker to undergraduate students. He is a member of The Aspen Institute’s 2012 Class of Henry Crown Fellows. Smith and his wife Cindy have lived in Atlanta for nearly 30 years.
They both love the Miami Hurricanes and travel to almost every home football game. In addition to his professional endeavors he is actively committed to his community, having served as a member of Junior Achievement of Georgia’s Leadership Council from 2014-2018.