Ryan Smith

Ryan Smith

Senior Accountant

Education/Certification

I earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Grand Valley State University in 2018, and I am currently pursuing my Master’s in Science of Taxation from GVSU.

What is your area of specialty – how do you best help your clients?

I specialize in tax compliance and planning for clients in a variety of industries. I also spend a good amount of time assisting clients with their financial reporting needs and financial statement engagements.

What are your top 5 strengths? What is your favorite strength?

Includer, analytical, achiever, futuristic, and discipline. Includer is my favorite strength as I believe everybody deserves a seat at the table.

Tell us about your life outside of work (family/pets/sports/activities/interests/hobbies)

I love to spend my free time outdoors with my wife and golden retriever. Some of my favorite hobbies are golfing, fishing, boating, and traveling.

What is your favorite part of working at the firm?

There is definitely a sense of community within the firm that you feel in every interaction with coworkers.