“I am a big sports fan and trivia buff. Enjoy history, traveling, learning new things and reading. Volunteer activities include: Community Partner for the Boston Public Schools and Habitat for Humanity.”

CRAIG D. SMITH, CFA, MBA

Vice President, Research Analyst

I seek out strong dependable businesses that display an ability to grow organically and drive their earnings higher. I like to find management teams that reinvest the cash generated by their businesses into the business or return it to the shareholders. I have taken this passion and translated it into a career spanning 25 years.

After several years in the investment management industry, I continue to refine my skills as an analyst in the Financial Services and the Health Care sectors, which I’ve been responsible for covering at Granite Investment Advisors since 2010.

My analytical thinking and sharp mathematical skills are an important component to the research team and ultimately our clients.

Community Involvement:

Member of the Boston Security Analyst Society and the CFA Institute
Trustee of 180 Commonwealth Avenue Trust
Volunteer Income Tax preparer, The American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity

Education:

Duke University – The Fuqua School of Business, Master of Business Administration (M.B.A), Finance
Babson College, BS, Finance/Investments

Interests:

Sports, History and Trivia

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