Serene Smith - Senior Vice President, Financial Planning and Business Analytics

Primary responsibilities:

Serene Smith leads the financial teams responsible for the company's annual budget, quarterly forecast, updates and financial due diligence. She also oversees Membership Services, Contracts and Customer Relations.

RE/MAX career:

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. She was promoted to Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis in June 2014. In January 2016, she was promoted as a Senior officer and took on additional responsibilities.

Roots:

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.

Personal:

Serene lives in Parker, Colo., with her husband, Daryn, and their two children.

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