Kevin Smith, Chief Financial Officer
Kevin Smith is Chief Financial Officer for USA. In this role, Kevin uses his operational expertise to work closely with the CEO to initiate and sustain growth, profitability, and liquidity through multiple strategic, operational and financial initiatives.
Before joining USA, Kevin was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at an industry leading airport retailer. There, Kevin provided strategic and tactical leadership in finance, accounting, procurement, and IT. He led regular communications with key stakeholders, auditors, and suppliers. He established critical financial review programs and delivered key decision-making leadership, drove revenue, overhauled strategic plans, reallocated resources to ensure maximum profit with minimal risks, and renewed and strengthened a culture of teamwork and trust.
Previously, Kevin spent 22 years with a leading home improvement retailer, holding several positions, the most recent was Senior Director Procurement, Sourcing and Vendor Management. There, he was the procurement leader for the U.S. division, encompassing 2,200 sites across 48 states. He was the key strategic partner to the support offices for operations, construction and maintenance, human resources, supply chain, IT, and marketing, providing management across functional relationships in a complex matrix organization.
Kevin is a graduate of Kennesaw State University, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. He is an Executive Board member of Sean Witherspoon’s “Spoonful of Hope” Foundation.