Alfred E. Smith is Managing Director of Wagner Stott Bear Specialists LLC, where he has been since 1997. Smith began his career as an independent member floor broker of the New York Stock Exchange before joining Mitchell-Hutchins and becoming vice president. He then went on to become a partner at CMJ partners, New York. He is a director on the Management Board at Mutual of America.
In the civic sector, Smith’s activities include chairing both the Government Relations Committee for the New York Stock Exchange and the Wall Street division of the Cardinals Committee of the Laity.
He serves as secretary, dinner chairman, and director for the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation, honoring his grandfather. He is also the chairman of Hackers for Hope, a foundation dedicated to raising funds for research and cancer care.
Smith, who traces his roots to County Cork, has been appointed Chairman of the Ireland Chamber of Commerce-USA. He is married with two children.