Drew Smith is the treasurer at the University of Michigan. His major areas of oversight are cash and debt management. Smith’s responsibilities also include managing banking relationships, credit cards and depository programs, ATM leases, vendor check writing, the university’s ID card program, and debt policy.
Before joining the Treasurer’s Office, Smith served as the deputy chief financial officer and head of treasury for the city of Boston, MA. In these roles, he supported the city’s chief financial officer in overseeing the management of the city’s financial resources, including cash management, debt management, and revenue collection. He also directed the investment management, capital planning, and granting activities of the city of Boston’s multi-purpose testamentary and non-testamentary trusts.
Prior to working at the city of Boston, Smith served as the deputy assistant treasurer for debt management at the commonwealth of Massachusetts, where he helped manage $14 billion in financing transactions. He received his B.S. in business administration—with a major in finance and investment management—from the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR.