Lisa M. Smith

Lisa M. Smith , CPA

Lisa originally joined BST in 2007. She has 25 years of diverse accounting, auditing, risk assessments and internal control experience, including a significant background with commercial, retail, and employee benefit plan auditing and accounting. 

Lisa is a member of the firm’s Pension Audit Services Group, and was the Firm’s prior Leader of Quality Control.  She enjoys cross-training and spending time with her family. 

Lisa resides in East Greenbush, N.Y.

Professional Experience

  • KPMG LLP, Senior Manager
  • General Electric Company, Controller US Benefits
  • NYS Higher Education Services Corporation, CFO
  • Trans World Entertainment, Director Internal Audit & Sarbanes Oxley
  • Capital Communications Federal Credit Union, Vice President Accounting


  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Accounting, Siena College
  • Master’s in Business Administration, University of Phoenix


  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Member of the Board of directors and Treasurer of the Arts Center of the Capital Region
  • Past president of the board of directors of the NYSSCPA Albany Chapter
  • Past member of several community youth athletic boards and committees