Evans Bank has announced the officer promotion of Robert Smith IV to Vice President. Smith currently serves as a Commercial Loan Officer, specializing in middle market commercial and industrial lending.

Active in the community, Smith serves on the board of directors for Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc., a not-for-profit organization dedicated to programs that improve the quality of residential housing and community development on Buffalo’s lower west side. He previously volunteered with the Small Business Administration’s Straight Talk Committee, a group that focuses on providing education and resources for local entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Smith holds a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University Maryland and a Bachelor of Science degree from Niagara University.