Chris Smith

Chris Smith

Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Business Optimization 

Chris Smith joined Ohio National as a full-time associate in 2020 and is responsible for managing Ohio National’s strategic planning process. Working with the president and chief executive officer, he helps develop, communicate, execute and sustain corporate strategic initiatives, while also overseeing project and vendor management operations and providing financial and analytical support.

Prior to joining Ohio National Chris had accumulated over twenty-five years of experience in corporate accounting/finance, information technology, strategic planning and program management in both the private and public sector.

Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

Industry, business and civic involvement

Chris serves as a member of the board of trustees for the Good Samaritan Foundation.