• Risk in investment is not knowing what you are doing.

    Warren Buffett

Michael D. Smith

Michael Smith is the director of research for Iron Capital Advisors and a member of the firm’s investment committee. Michael’s responsibilities include equity research and analysis, portfolio construction, asset allocation, writing mutual fund commentary, trading, investment manager search coordination, client communications, and management of the firm’s ongoing internship program in conjunction with Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business. Michael joined Iron Capital in 2006 and is a candidate for the Charted Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Michael holds a B.B.A in Finance with honors from Georgia State University and a Master of Science in Finance from Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business. Before embarking on his investment career, Michael was a professional musician whose musical career culminated in touring with Grammy-nominated country artists Sugarland. Michael and his wife Sarah live in Atlanta with their two children. Michael continues to play mandolin and guitar with The Dappled Grays, The Whiskey Gentry, and Lauren Morrow.