Good timber does not grow with ease, The stronger wind, the stronger trees, The further sky, the greater length, The more the storm, the more the strength. By sun and cold, by rain and snow, In trees and men good timbers grow.
A former Senior Manager with KPMG’s audit practice, Anfissa Smith is Mercato’s VP of Finance and oversees the firm’s recurring finance functions, including: quarterly and annual reports; monthly accounting close processes; and portfolio company financial analyses. Leveraging her deep knowledge of financial statement review and compliance, she also works closely with the Chief Financial Officer to provide accurate and timely information to investors, and help ensure fund compliance.
Anfissa earned her B.S. in accounting and a Masters of Accountancy from the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. In addition to being a graduate from, she also lends her technical expertise to the University as a long-time member of its Opportunity Scholar and Accounting Advisory Boards.
She is a Certified Public Accountant, and a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants.