Advisory Board, Western Heritage Capital
Mr. Smith is a Senior Vice President of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company ("MassMutual"), one of the largest, most creditworthy and widely respected life insurance companies in the world. Mr. Smith oversees the corporate finance activities within MassMutual's U.S. Insurance Group finance division. Mr. Smith is responsible for the financial management activities of the company's U.S. insurance business, including financial planning and analysis, competitive analysis, expense management and oversight for key elements of the internal control environment. Mr. Smith joined MassMutual in 2000 and led the finance function for MassMutual's disability income insurance business for four years before moving into the role of Corporate Controller in 2004. He is a graduate of UMass, where he was a 2-time All American lacrosse player, and where he remains an actively involved alumnus across a range of programs and initiatives.