Huntington announced today that Gregory A. Smith was named president of Cincinnati-based Haberer Registered Investment Advisor, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Huntington National Bank. Smith will report to Steven Short, executive vice president and director of Huntington Wealth Advisors.

“Greg’s extensive investment experience will greatly enhance Haberer’s successful track record of offering a full range of investment and wealth management services.” said Short in a statment. “As president, he will put his considerable talents to work in continuing to define the company’s strategic direction, as well as managing the day-to-day operations of the firm. His financial and management strengths will give Haberer clients the investment knowledge and support they need for continued success in the future.”

Smith was senior vice president and director of Private Client Services for Haberer since 2006. He has more than 22 years of experience in the financial services industry and is a member of the Financial Planning Association. Prior to joining Huntington, Smith was senior vice president in the investment advisors division of Fifth Third Bank.