Serene Smith oversees the daily financial operations of RE/MAX, including billing, cash receipts, collections, payroll and accounts payable.
Serene joined RE/MAX in 2006 as the Senior Manager of Internal Audit. She was later promoted to Operational Controller in 2009. In 2010, Smith was promoted to Vice President, Operational Controller.
Serene grew up on a dairy farm in southeastern Minnesota with her parents and three brothers. She graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
Prior to joining RE/MAX, Serene was the Director of Internal Audit for Dividend Capital Trust, a REIT in Denver. She also served as a manager for Protiviti, a risk-consulting firm, specializing in internal audit. Serene began her career with Arthur Andersen in Minneapolis as an auditor, and then transferred with the firm to Denver, Colo., to become a part of their Business Process Risk Consulting practice.
Serene lives in Parker, Colo., with her husband, Daryn, and their two children.