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Mr. Jeff Smith

Mr. Jeff Smith

Brown Smith Wallace, LLC

UMSL Business - Leadership Council 2016-2017

Mr. Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith is the Managing Member of Brown Smith Wallace, which he co-founded in 1972. He is responsible for implementing an effective and fiscally sound operation, orderly growth of the firm, as well as guiding the general direction of all firm business operations.

With more than 30 years of experience in national and local CPA firms, Jeff has expertise in personal tax planning, business tax planning, business succession, and challenges facing small business. He has experience in a variety of industries, including:Manufacturing, Distribution, Construction, and Professional services

He has presented numerous business succession seminars and also continuing education programs for professional staff within the firm, as well as the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants. 
On the community side, he is an active fund-raiser for various charities in the St. Louis area. 
Jeff is also active in several professional organizations. His activities include:

* Executive Committee Member and Special Practice Groups leader, Moore Stephens
North America, Inc.
* Past president of Missouri State Board of Accountancy 
* Member, Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants
* Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

A graduate of the University of Missouri at St. Louis, Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree. He stays abreast of industry regulations and economic trends affecting the business community through continuing professional education courses and seminars.


UMSL is the only public university in the region to carry dual AACSB accreditations for its business and accounting programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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