Clayton Smith Joins Guaranty Financial Services


Clayton Smith Joins Guaranty Financial Services BELZONI – Hue Townsend, President of Guaranty Investment Corp., operating as Guaranty Financial Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Guaranty Bank & Trust Company, today announced that Clayton Smith has joined the firm and will serve as Managing Director of Guaranty Investment Corp. In this role, Smith is responsible for growing and managing the bank’s wealth management practice, which will now be comprised of Guaranty Financial Services as well as Guaranty Private Wealth.

Smith has spent the past 15 years in the wealth management industry and will now focus on Guaranty Wealth Advisory which will provide a holistic approach to Guaranty Bank’s customers and their financial well-being.  Prior to joining Guaranty Financial Services, Smith has spent the last 15 years in both the independent and wirehouse areas where he has developed a strong working knowledge of all facets of the wealth management industry.  He maintains Series 7, 65, 63 and Life, Health and Accident Insurance licenses, securities registrations through LPL Financial.

A native of Louise, Mississippi, Smith is a graduate of Manchester Academy and completed his Managerial Finance degree at the University of Mississippi. He and his wife, Mary Lucia Smith, have two daughters: Lucy and Anna Grace. In his spare time, Smith enjoys hunting, playing golf and spending time with his family.

Townsend said “Clayton brings a very impressive track record of success to Guaranty Financial Services.  Our clients will be well-served by his experience and industry knowledge. Our wealth management team continues to strengthen, and our clients can benefit from collective excellence of our professional staff.”

Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC.  Insurance products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates.   Guaranty Financial

Services is a trade name used by Guaranty Investment Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Guaranty Bank & Trust Company, to market investment services made available through

LPL Financial.  Guaranty Bank & Trust Company and Guaranty Financial Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial.


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