Stephen Smith
Exectuive Advisor & Director of Strategy

In addition to his role at Blair Carlisle, Stephen is a Principal at Holbrook & Manter.
He rejoined H&M in 1998 and he became an owner during 2004. Stephen was previously an H&M intern for a couple of summers while in college.
Stephen’s current roles include leading the Business Services & Solutions Team as well as assisting with the Management Advisory Service Areas, concentrating on the firm’s Consulting and Business Development as well as the business valuation services. Stephen’s industry concentration and passion areas include manufacturing, construction, professional services and actively working with closely held businesses.
Prior to joining H&M, Stephen gained extensive management experience for a publicly traded $150+ million international manufacturing corporation of life support systems and products. Stephen is also an alumnus of Deloitte, where he was recruited out of college and spent approximately five years gaining extensive management, audit, tax, consultancy and SEC experiences.
Stephen is an alumnus of The Ohio State University where he graduated with a BSBA majoring in Accounting and concentrating in Finance. Stephen is also a Capital University MBA graduate. Stephen is frequently asked to sit on various boards and has been an active board member over the years. He is currently the co-chair of Allinial’s Manufacturing and Distribution community of practice.
Stephen is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), and National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)