Having been in business now for 30 years and built a highly respected and recognized brand, the journey has been amazing. Realizing atg year 8 after making it through several recesssions and most recently the pandemic of COVID-19, Smith Gruppe, LLC is ever aware of the significant importance of maintaining the trust that our clients have in our ability to deliver value consistently.
What makes Smith Gruppe, LLC distinctive today is the result of a journey that began with the same mindset that we have embodied every step along the way, to "Execute Strategically With Discipline, Drive, Passion, Precision, Fearlessness, Resilience, Relentlessness, and Independence!"
Please note our lates milestones along the way over the last decade.
Smith Gruppe, LLC joins the Charlotte, North Carolina Chamber Of Commerce at the Director Level. Worked with the Charlotte Chamber as a Committe Member in leading its Business Retention Program.
Smith Gruppe, LLC opens its Greensboro, North Carolina office to service the Greensboro, High-Point, Winston-Salem and North Carolina markets. Antoine Smith, Chairman & CEO of Smith Gruppe, LLC, sits as Executive Entrepreneur In Residence at North Carolina A&T State University and joins the university Board Of Advisors to its Entrepreneur And Innovation Center run by the School Of Business Management And Economics.
Smith Gruppe, LLC acquires second majority interest in A-PLUS Community Solutions, Inc. (*www.A-PLUS.net) and extends is advisory and services capacity into the technology sector.
Antoine Smith, Chairman & CEO of Smith Gruppe, LLC, broadens his portfolio of professional certifications and secures his professional certification as a Certified Facilitator of the REAL (Rural Entrepreneurship Active Learning) Programming Model. Mr. Smith also joins as an individual member and registers Smith Gruppe, LLC as a corporate member of the Corporate Finance Institute.
Antoine Smith, Chairman & CEO of Smith Gruppe, LLC, secured Certificates of Completion for the professional designation of PMP (Project Management Professional) as sponsored by PMI (Project Management Institute.) Smith Gruppe, LLC, and Chairman & CEO Antoine Smith accept invitation to join the International Commercial Finance Association.
Smith Gruppe, LLC expands its client network for services five-fold to service increased engagement requests in both non-profit and lower-middle-market company segments. Launches its Business Intelligence (BI.SmithGruppe.com) business units along with a new brand E3CoE (Education - Economic Development - Entrepreneur) to establish Center Of Excellence practices in the Education, Economic Development, and Entrepreneurship sectors.