Chief Financial Officer

William Smith serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy.  Smith is a graduate of Colorado State University with a Bachelor's of Science in Accounting and a graduate of Wayne State University with a Master's of Business Administration. He has more than ten years of accounting experience, most recently having worked with Horizon Healthcare, Inc.

A native Detroiter, he is the Board President for Why Not Sports, Inc., a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate student athletes on the academic requirements needed to successfully transition from high school to college and to explore a myriad of career opportunities within the professional sports industry, off the field and off the court. Smith coaches the Michigan Hurricanes basketball team through the A.A.U. program for boys ages 15-17. A number of college student athletes and NBA players have developed through this program.