Craig F. Smith, a certified public accountant, was appointed to the State Board of Accountancy earlier this month.
Smith is the founding and managing partner of Smith and Bennett CPAs. He is a Hall County native and graduated from the University of North Georgia, formerly North Georgia College, in Dahlonega in 1986 with a dual degree in accounting and finance.
Smith has practiced for 30 years in public accounting. His firm celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2015 and serves clients throughout Northeast Georgia. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army and served on active duty for three years.