JoAnne Smith, CPA, CGMA, AIAF, MBA

JoAnne is the Chief Financial Officer of The Risk Authority (TRA). She is is responsible for the company’s financial operations by establishing and monitoring procedures necessary to ensure that the records of all financial transactions are properly maintained, regulatory financial reports are filed in a timely manner, and the financial condition of the company is secure. She is also responsible for the underwriting activities of Palmetto Hospital Trust and the PHLIP liability program. JoAnne is involved in strategic planning, communications with the board, and various corporate relationships.

Prior to joining TRA in 2012, JoAnne served as Finance Manager for a global manufacturer of lawn and garden equipment, specializing in external financial reporting. She also has previous work experience in the life insurance industry as well as with a Fortune 500 company.

JoAnne holds a MBA and a BS in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University.