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Shelby Smith

Shelby Smith is an Associate for Rutledge Investment Company.

He grew up in Memphis and graduated from Memphis University School in 2009.  Shelby then graduated from Mississippi State University in 2013 with a finance degree.  He returned to Memphis to accept a job as an analyst for First Tennessee Bank in their commercial lending division.  In 2015, he was hired to be the lending and brokerage associate for Rutledge Investment Company.  Shelby is active in all phases of the farm real estate business primarily focusing on loan origination, underwriting, and real estate brokerage.  He is a licensed real estate broker in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas.


Shelby’s interests include hunting, fishing, dog training, and cooking.  Shelby and his wife, Chelsi, got married in April 2015.