Mr. Smith is the COO and CFO of Conversus, a StepStone company. Conversus focuses on delivering private market solutions to high net worth investors.
Prior to Conversus, Mr. Smith co-founded Carolon Capital, a distribution firm that focused on closed-end funds and long-only strategies. He also co-founded Carolon Investment Funds, which assists US-based asset managers with fund structuring, distribution and regulatory oversight. Previously, he co-founded Conversus Capital, the largest publicly traded fund of third-party private equity funds with $3 billion of AUM and served as its CFO.
Mr. Smith received his BS from the University of Virginia and his MBA from the University of Richmond. He is a certified public accountant.