Brad Smith - President, CEO & Co-Founder
Mr. Smith has spent the last 20+ years helping community and regional financial institutions achieve their business goals by integrating strategy with sales, marketing, operations and technology execution. He co-founded Abound Resources in 1997 and has helped Abound grow to become the leading advisory firm for small to mid-sized financial institutions with more than 500 clients in 48 states. Prior to Abound Resources, Brad led the community bank technology consulting practice for Deloitte & Touche and consulted with financial institutions all over the country.
As a bank consultant, he facilitates strategic planning retreats and provides quality assurance on all technology, performance improvement, lending and cash management projects. Brad also 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.