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Dan is the founder of and principal investor in Commerce Group 1, LLC, provider of several web-based services and products.
He’s also Chairman and principle investor of Insite Managed Solutions which provides Six Sigma-based contact center expertise, including site assessments/benchmarking, training, performance improvement, process build & transfer, and staff augmentation. Insite Customers include Google, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and Tennessee, Southwest Airlines, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, General Motors, and Apple.
Smith is a 1989 graduate of the University of Miami School of Business, having earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Marketing and currently serves as a member of the Miami Business School’s Board of Overseers. As a member of the University’s President’s Council. He acts as an ambassador for many university initiatives. Smith serves as a guest speaker to undergraduate courses at the University of Miami. He previously served on the University’s Hurricane Club Council Advisory Committee, which supports the Athletic Department.
He is a member of The Aspen Institute’s 2012 Class of Henry Crown Fellows. The Henry Crown Fellowship is designed to engage the next generation of leaders in the challenge of community-spirited leadership. It brings together executives—most from the business world, all entrepreneurs, all under 45—who have already achieved success in their chosen fields. The two-year program comprises a structured series of four seminars and each Fellow undertakes an individual leadership project.
Smith and his wife Cindy have lived in Atlanta for 30 years. They both love the Miami Hurricanes and travel to almost every home football game. In addition to his professional endeavors he is actively committed to his community, Serving as a member of Junior Achievement of Georgia’s Leadership Council.