Eric Smith

Business Banker

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Areas Served

Tucson and Southeastern Arizona

Get to know me

As a First Citizens commercial banker, it’s important to invest in understanding your business, strategies and key objectives. An established process and skilled team of specialists help me tailor solutions to fit you and your organization. Clients appreciate our trusted partnership in planning for long-term success.

Prior to my banking career, I earned my Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from Pima College. My career includes about 9 years in banking with the majority of my time spent as a Relationship Manager in the Business Banking space with experience as a Private Client Relationship Manager as well. My specific focus has been working with active business clients and understanding the personal cash flow of our self-employed affluent business owners. My background in retail banking, including managing multiple branches has given me exposure to many industries. I have worked with many Commercial and Industrial clients that are in the growth phase of the business cycle.

My 10 year old son, Eric Daniel, is a standout soccer goalie who relishes the intensity of a fast approaching soccer ball bouncing off his body! My 7 year old daughter Kennadie is equally daring. As a bold gymnast, she enjoys swinging and contorting her body high above the bars doing flips and tricks alike!

I am passionate about our youth thriving in this Tucson community. I am involved in volunteer coaching for youth sports. I also serve on the Board of Directors for Easter Seals Blake Foundation. Easter Seals impacts over 40,000 families throughout Southern Arizona. As a Disability Assistance, Mental Health, and Childrens Wellfare Services organization, Easter Seals puts the community at the forefront of all their focus.

I invite you to connect with me on LinkedIn.

Our approach

At First Citizens, our Bankers view business relationships with you through a long-term lens. This aligns with our brand ethics, business philosophies and statement of purpose for building a long, lasting alliance. We make recommendations and decisions based on what’s best for your business and focus on your growth, expansion and success.

Management at First Citizens is regional, and we guide your accounts in the same manner—with regional support and authority. Our relationship management teams include inside and outside relationship managers, credit professionals and product specialists. Our consulting and business strategy services include industry change optimization, business process management and financial management processes.

We pride ourselves on working together to bring positive results to your business, as we see your vision come to fruition.

Industry Expertise

Funeral Homes


Associates of Arts Criminal Justice, Associates of Arts General Studies

Community Involvement

Board of Trustees Easter Seals Blake Foundation

Personal Interests

Avid basketball player and University of Arizona Wildcat fan.


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