Mr. Van Smith joined Rialto in 2013 and currently serves as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Van Smith previously served as the Company’s Director of Tax from 2013 to 2018, prior to becoming the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Throughout his tenure at Rialto, Mr. Van Smith has been heavily involved with fund structuring, fund administration, and investor matters in addition to his role as the head of tax. These varying responsibilities have led to his extensive involvement with all groups within Rialto including asset managers, investor relations, accounting, treasury, legal, and compliance.
Prior to Rialto, Mr. Van Smith spent 11 years with various public accounting firms in increasing roles of responsibility. Mr. Van Smith’s client base included investment and asset managers, developers, and financial institutions. Mr. Van Smith provided the following services to his clients: audit, tax, internal control testing, and planning/consulting.
Mr. Van Smith is a Certified Public Accountant and received a B.S. and master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Florida.