Neil Smith

Partner

As the Finance & Operations practice leader, Neil is responsible for assisting clients with optimizing operations, finance, and accounting functions and leading organizations through complex change initiatives. In this role, Neil serves as an advisor to executives at Fortune 500 and emerging growth organizations across multiple industries. Neil, in addition to serving our clients on the East Coast, is also currently responsible for CrossCountry’s practice in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Neil started his career at Arthur Andersen in the Business Consulting practice, where his primary focus was finance function improvement. Neil also worked as a consultant for BearingPoint, where he continued to develop his focus in performance improvement. In 2003, he left BearingPoint to join Capital Advisory Services, LLC (“CapAdvisory”). After the acquisition of CapAdvisory by Navigant Consulting, Neil joined Freddie Mac as a Business Projects Director in the Finance division. He left Freddie Mac in 2006 to return to consulting and helped found CrossCountry Consulting in 2011.

Neil received his BA in English from The George Washington University.