David Smith

Managing Partner

at the Larry H. Miller Company

Dave Smith serves as Managing Partner for the Larry H. Miller Company. As part of the executive management team at the company, David provides overall strategic direction, capital allocation, and investment leadership. During his tenure with the company, he has overseen LHM Real Estate, Total Care Auto Powered by Landcar, and Saxton Horne Communications, and he did a six-month stint as interim CEO for the Larry H. Miller Company and served as the interim president of Prestige Financial Services.

Smith joined the Larry H. Miller Company in 2013 as director of Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A). He has held increasing roles of responsibility, including leading the Risk/Safety, IT, Human Resources and Communications functions, as well as Saxton Horne and Total Care Auto Powered by Landcar. As Managing Partner, he continues to oversee the company’s M&A and divestitures strategy.

Prior to joining the company, Smith was the head of M&A for Leucadia National Corporation, director of Business Development for Koch Industries, and a plant lead for the Divestitures Group of Ford Motor Company. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science/Economics from the University of Utah and an MBA from Brigham Young University, where he was also a Hawes Scholar. Smith previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Salt Lake City Branch of the San Francisco Federal Reserve. Smith and his wife, Karen, have five children and reside in Bountiful, Utah.

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