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 a partner with Cornerstone Advisors, Brad is actively engaged in the firm’s Technology Services practice. He 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.