Enactus, the largest experiential learning platform dedicated to creating a better world while developing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders, today announced that Christopher L. Smith has joined the organization as Chief Financial Officer. Smith will lead Enactus’ financial operations, including internal and external reporting, audit, tax and financial systems.
Previously, Smith led financial operations as CFO at venture-backed GiveGab, Inc., a nonprofit online giving platform. Earlier, Smith was Vice President of Finance and Corporate Control for crowd-sourced consumer products company Quirky, and served as Corporate Controller at Drew Industries, Inc. He began his career as an Audit Senior at EY.
“Chris brings to Enactus extensive experience as a CPA and Controller,” said Enactus CEO Rachael Jarosh. “In addition, his savvy business sense as an operating CFO will help drive Enactus’ success as we plan for growth.”
Gonzalve Bich, Enactus Board Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Société BIC S.A., noted that “Enactus will be well-served by Chris’ leadership, financial expertise and passion for supporting students and driving positive impact across higher education as he fills this vital role.”
Smith joins the Enactus leadership team which includes Jarosh, Chief Development Officer Betsy Liley and Chief Innovation Officer Terry Torok.