WIN SMITH
Director of Finance

Background on Win

Accounting Background:  Most recently I’ve been a consultant for early-stage and small businesses seeking a more rigorous approach to their finance function. I have an MBA and a Master of Accountancy from the University of North Carolina and have worked in finance for 10 years including 3 years in mergers & acquisitions, 2 years in private equity, and 5 years in startup operations/finance.

My Accounting Superpower:  Analysis and trend spotting

What is the Principle at Stride You Connect with the Most: Relentlessly creating an impossibly perfect machine.

Where I Live: Chicago, IL

Nickname:  Win

Hobbies: Playing with my dogs, running, baking, trying new restaurants, and reading

Favorite Color: I don’t really have one (anything bright!)

Favorite Vacation Spot: Colorado in the summer

Stores I Like: Outdoor stores like REI and Cabelas

Why I Work at Stride: An awesome team focused on improving client experience