Smith, Ken

Ken Smith

Assurance Partner


  • High Point University – B.S. Business Administration, Accounting

Community Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Member
  • North Carolina Association of CPAs – Member
  • American Home Furnishings Alliance – Member
  • Kiwanis Club of High Point – Member and Past President
  • Emerywood Baptist Church – Finance Committee
  • Guilford County Economic Development Alliance – Past Chair
  • High Point Chamber of Commerce – Member and Past Chairman
  • High Point Economic Development Corporation – Past Chair and Member
  • High Point Regional Health Foundation – Member, former Chair
  • High Point Regional Health Systems – Board Member and Past Chairman
  • High Point University – Board of Visitors
  • High Point United Way – Board Member, Past Chair, and 2016 Campaign Chair
  • High Point Chamber of Commerce – Distinguished Citizen of the Year 2014
  • High Point Enterprise – Citizen of the Year 2017
  • String & Splinter Club – Board Member and Past President

Meet Ken

As a former managing partner and one of the founding partners of Smith Leonard, Ken brings years of leadership and experience to our team.  While well-versed in assurance services for many different industries, Ken leads Smith Leonard’s furniture practice and authors the monthly publication, Furniture Insights®.

Ken grew up in High Point where he still lives with his wife, Sandra. Ken and Sandra have a son, Rob also of High Point, and a daughter, Julie who resides in Raleigh, and have been blessed with 5 grandchildren. When not working, Ken enjoys golf and other sports, regular trips to the YMCA, and, above all, the time spent with his family whether it’s relaxing on the beach or trying to keep up with his grandchildren.


  • Over 40 years of experience serving both public and privately-held companies
  • Industries served – manufacturing, distribution, retail and the furniture industry
  • Specialties include – due diligence for mergers & acquisitions, financing alternatives, budget and forecasting models, general business consulting
  • NC CPA License #5176
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