Linda Smith

Linda Smith

Formal First Name

Linda Carleu Smith is a Co-Founder, Member, and Chief Operating Officer of Crescat Capital, a global asset management firm that manages capital for institutions and family offices. As the firm's COO, Linda manages Crescat's business operations, including finance, accounting, regulatory compliance, and client service. She brings significant investment management industry and public accounting experience from prior employment at Kidder Peabody and EKS&H, now Plante Moran. She also has corporate experience as Controller of Pharmajet, a biotech company. Linda is also an expert in budgeting, organisational, problem solving, strategic planning, and tax skills.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • In prior roles at Crescat and its predecessor companies, she has served as Controller and the dual position of Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer from 2012-2015.

  • She earned an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and a BA in English and Literature from Tufts University.