Message From Joe

Message From Joe

A Letter From the President Joseph B. Smith, President & CEO Last week we held our annual Smith Brothers State of the Company meeting. We had over 180 of us gathered to look at our 2022 results and look ahead at expectations for the future. We have been doing an...
Succession Planning

Succession Planning

To assure continuity of a business’s operations, many companies use succession planning. This is the process by which talentfrom within the company is identified and developed to potentially fill key leadership positions. Succession planning increasesthe availability...
Message From Joe

Message From Joe

A Letter From the President Joseph B. Smith, President & CEO I am sharing this article from Scott Galloway because I found it so interesting and so relevant to the Thanksgiving holiday we recently celebrated. If you don’t know Scott, he is a professor at NYU Stern...
10 Essential Cybersecurity Controls

10 Essential Cybersecurity Controls

Cyber incidents—including data breaches, ransomware attacks and social engineering scams—have become increasinglyprevalent, impacting organizations of all sizes and industries. Such incidents have largely been brought on by additionalcyberthreat vectors and growing...
Message From Joe

Message From Joe

A Letter From the President Joseph B. Smith, President & CEO I have written in the past about my deep concern over the polarization in our society today. The intense and dug in, no compromise type, “pick a side or else” tone and trend in our society is...
Risk Insights – Mergers

Risk Insights – Mergers

Mergers & Acquisitions: Manage the Hidden RisksIt is a trend today for mergers and acquisitions to have more condensed timelines than they used to, which can lead to lesstime for performing a due diligence review. A rushed due diligence process increases the...