Joined Praesidium in 2016 as an Assistant Controller. Mr. Smerina has responsibilities across accounting, reporting, and compliance. He worked at Grant Thornton LLP from 2010 until his start date at Praesidium, most recently as a Manager. He conducted audits for a variety of hedge and private equity fund clients. Mr. Smerina received his B.B.A. in accounting from Pace University in 2010. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New York and a member of the AICPA and NYSSCPA.