Connie Smith owns Smith Financial & Insurance Solutions where she and her husband Curtis do comprehensive financial planning. Connie has over 34 years of experience providing investment and financial analysis of clients helping them to reach their financial goals. She has always been one of the top professionals in her industry, and is a lifetime member of the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table, of which she is most proud of. Connie has expanded her business to include clients going through a divorce, including the very important collaborative divorce process. She works with the client and their attorney to analyze and assist with financial decisions and their impact.
In October 2005, Connie moved to Fresno from Omaha Nebraska to marry Curtis. Since she did not know anyone except Curtis she had to get involved to meet people. They joined their current church and became active in bible study as well as Connie served on the Strategic Planning Committee. She became a founding board member of New Spirit Charter School which later opened and shared their campus at her church. During this time, Connie volunteered at Reading and Beyond and Poverello House while raising her youngest daughter and growing Smith Financial while still maintaining her clients from Nebraska.
Connie joined Fresno Women’s Network in 2007 serving on the community connections committee, 1st & 2nd Vice President and President for 3 years. This year she is serving on the Board as Treasurer. Getting involved in the various committees allowed her to begin to build both personal and business relationships. These cherished relationships are some of her dearest friends and business associates. These relationships are what keep her so involved in the Fresno Women’s Network. Connie’s educational background gives her the added passion of helping raise money for scholarships. These scholarships change young lives to be able to fulfill their dreams of a better life for themselves and their families. Connie is excited to be part of Fresno Women’s Network and an outstanding board of directors who are dedicated to help the membership build relationships to further their own personal and professional development.
Connie is also a member of Fresno Women’s Chamber, served as Treasurer for 5 years in the past. She is a founding member of Professional Women’s Resources which provides grant resources and economic opportunities for women. Currently Connie is serving as Treasurer for 9 to 5 for Christ. Connie has volunteered her time with Girl Scouts on various committees, and has volunteered and helped raise money for Angels of Grace. She helps raise money for Relay for Life as she herself is a breast cancer survivor for 18 years. Connie’s passion is helping others.
Connie and Curtis have 4 children. Steve and his wife, Ashlee living in Omaha, Stephanie living in Omaha, Daniel living in Hanford, and Rebecca and her husband living in Fresno. Rebecca also works in their office. They also have 6 grandchildren. In her free time, Connie enjoys traveling, wine tasting, cooking and spending time with Curtis, her family and her friends.