Mr. Smith has spent the last 20 years helping community financial institutions make the right technology decisions and get the most from their technology resources. He is co-founder and President of Abound Resources, the leading advisory firm helping community financial institutions make the right growth, cost and technology decisions. Abound guides community financial institution executives through the technology selection and vendor performance management process. Mr. Smith passionately believes in the value of community financial institutions and has created a business model to support the industry by offering greater flexibility and affordability in the services Abound provides and willingness to guarantee their services.
Prior to co-founding Abound Resources, Brad led the community bank technology consulting practice for Deloitte & Touche and consulted with financial institutions all over the country. As a consultant, he has served as project leader on over 250 high-visibility operations, technology and process improvement projects. He has also acted as lead negotiator representing community financial institutions on over 200 software, hardware and outsourcing contracts valued at $150+ million.
Brad is a graduate of the University of Texas with a degree in finance and a minor concentration in accounting.
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