Who's Who of Top Executives

Lanie Smith

Title: Compliance Officer
Company: Pioneer Bank
Location: Roswell, New Mexico, United States

Lanie Smith, compliance officer at Pioneer Bank, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in bank compliance.

With a career spanning 35 years, Ms. Smith has cultivated a robust professional journey rooted in her commitment to the banking industry. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Eastern New Mexico University, graduating in 2006. Her educational pursuits include a bank secrecy act (BSA)/anti-money laundering and certified community bank compliance officer certifications. Currently serving as the vice president and BSA compliance and community reinvestment act officer at a community bank, her career trajectory also includes roles as a bank teller and a repo man.

In addition to her professional pursuits, Ms. Smith serves as the treasurer of the Foundation at Assurance Home of Roswell, showcasing her commitment to philanthropy. Furthermore, her involvement with the Altrusa Club of Roswell, including a term as president from 2011 to 2012, reflects her dedication to community leadership. Ms. Smith graduated from Leadership Rodwell in 2011 and Leadership New Mexico in 2020, where she currently chairs the Curriculum Committee. Additionally, she contributes to the Lighthouse Foster and Adoption Support Group as a board member.

Ms. Smith’s achievements extend beyond her professional accolades. Her recognition as the Woman of Influence for 2023 by Albuquerque Business First further highlights the impact she has made in her field. Looking ahead, Ms. Smith envisions further professional growth, aiming to acquire the certified regulatory compliance officer designation while expanding her knowledge base. Her success is attributed to the support of her family, her son, and inspirational bosses who believed in and challenged her throughout her remarkable career.

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