Title: Managing Director
Company: DAS Financial Management Advisory Services, LLC
Location: Beverly, Massachusetts, United States
Derek Armand Smith, Managing Director at DAS Financial Management Advisory Services, LLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in accounting.
Mr. Smith is an esteemed accountant who has amassed 42 years of professional excellence in his areas of expertise. The managing director of DAS Financial Management Advisory Services, LLC, since 2010, he previously serviced as the chief financial officer and chief operating officer of MMIS, Inc., from 2014 to 2016, managing director of Next Stage Solutions, Inc., from 2012 to 2014, and executive vice president of administration, chief financial officer and vice president of Castel, Inc., between 2002 and 2010. Likewise, he acted as the chief financial officer of First Knowledge Partners, Inc., from 2000 to 2002, vice president and chief administrative officer of Organizational Dynamics, Inc., from 1998 to 2000, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., from 1996 to 1998, and executive vice president, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Penguin Books USA, Inc., between 1990 and 1996, among other prominent roles. He commenced his career in Ontario, Canada, as a staff accounting of the Office of Auditor General in 1976.
Alongside his primary endeavors, Mr. Smith has been serving on the audit and financial committee of the Essex County Community Foundation since 2008. Previously, he was a trustee of the John Hart Hunter Educational Foundation, Inc., from 1992 to 1996. To prepare for his illustrious career, Mr. Smith pursued an education at the University of Toronto, where he earned a Bachelor of Commerce in 1976. He is a certified public accounting in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as well as a chartered professional accountant and chartered global management accountant in Ontario, Canada.
The director of the Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association since 2012, trustee of the Wenham Historical Association and Museum, Inc., since 2010, and honorary director of the Association of Chartered Accountants in the United States since 1994, Mr. Smith has been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Entertainment, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in the World. Married to Rebecca Oldfield since 1981, Mr. Smith is the proud father of one child and enjoys skiing, sailing, tennis and golf in his spare time.
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