Brad Smith has spent more than two decades helping community and regional financial institutions achieve their business goals by integrating strategy with sales, marketing, operations and technology execution.

As managing director of Cornerstone Advisors’ Technology Services practice, Brad facilitates strategic planning retreats, assists in process improvement initiatives, consults on a wide range of technology strategies and vendor issues including contract negotiations and vendor management, and oversees information security assessments.

Before joining Cornerstone, Brad co-founded Abound Resources in 1997 and helped the company grow to become the leading advisory firm for small to mid-size financial institutions with more than 500 clients in 48 states. Prior to Abound Resources, Brad led the community bank technology consulting practice at Deloitte & Touche where he consulted with financial institutions all over the country.

Brad is an advisor to several industry trade associations, an instructor at several banking schools, and is a frequent speaker at state and national conventions.

Brad is a graduate of the University of Texas with a degree in finance and a minor concentration in accounting.