Bradley S. Smith

Senior Vice President and General Counsel


Bradley S. Smith is Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Brad is responsible for managing the Finance and Legal departments. He specializes in developing and monitoring specifically tailored best practices in the areas of governance and entity structures, accounting, estate and tax planning, exempt organizations and investment implementation. Brad also serves as President of Parkwood Trust Company, Parkwood’s wholly-owned private trust company subsidiary.

Prior to joining Parkwood in 1999, Brad was an attorney at Jones Day, where he specialized in sophisticated income and estate tax planning for high net-worth families

Brad earned a BBA in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin (Cum Laude) in 1985, and a JD with honors from The University of Texas School of Law in 1991.  Brad is a Certified Public Accountant and a CFA charterholder.  Brad is also a member of the Ohio bar.

He resides in Broadview Heights, Ohio with his wife, Kim, and three children.

Parkwood Board of Directors

Morton L. Mandel
Chairman and CEO
Stuart D. Neidus
Retired CEO, Anthony & Sylvan Pools Corporation
Thomas A. Mandel
Vice Chairman; Founder, President and General Manager, Rubber City Radio Group
Peter E. Raskind
Former Chairman and CEO of National City Corporation
Scott S. Cowen
Vice Chairman; President Emeritus Tulane University
Jehuda Reinharz
President, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation; former President, Brandeis University
David Heller
Principal, The NRP Group
Michael A. Ritter
Retired Partner, Ernst & Young
Kenneth G. Hochman
Managing Member, KGH Consulting
Jerry Sue Thornton
President Emeritus, Cuyahoga Community College
Stephen H. Hoffman
President Emeritus, Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Stephen J. Weinberg
President and CEO, Weinberg Wealth Management