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Prior to forming Smith Asset Management, Mr. Smith held senior-level positions with CoreStates Bank and US Trust Company. Earlier in Frank’s career, he managed the equity and municipal bond portfolios for New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company. Mr. Smith previously served as an equity analyst for Merrill Lynch in New York City and at Girard bank in Philadelphia.
Frank served as a consultant to the Pennsylvania State Treasurer for 529 college savings plans and has lectured widely on financial topics throughout the Delaware Valley. Topic included “Managing Investments in an Uncertain Climate”, “Basic Investing” and “Teaching Kids About Money”. Smith taught in the Business School at The College of New Jersey as a member of its adjunct faculty and was an Instructor for the Pennsylvania Insurance Department Continuing Education program.
Mr. Smith appeared as a featured guest on host Neil Cavuto’s nightly business television show. Frank authored articles for PC Magazine and Rethinking65, and has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Wall Street Transcript, Philadelphia Magazine, PC Magazine and Bucks County Courier Times.
Mr. Smith earned the highly regarded certifications of Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) from the CFA Institute and Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®) from The American College. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Finance, from Drexel University. Frank is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society New York.
An active member of his community, Frank serves on the Investment Committee of the local Volunteer Fire Company and is Chairman of the Scholarship Committee for a youth athletic association. He has worked with several non-profit organizations and served on boards of area schools and youth groups.