Meet John Smith

Speaker, Author, CPA retired

A Financial Executive – CPA turned Ethics & Integrity Speaker, author of Embracing the Abyss (2017): The true story of unknowingly becoming part of a fraud scandalreceiving a Presidential Pardon, and being surprised by a spiritual awakening.

John tells a gripping story of the consequences of (un)ethical behavior and overcoming adversity. 


Ethics & Integrity Speaker | Embracing the Abyss, John Smith, Author (2017)

  • Ethics Keynote Presentations for corporations, banks, universities, colleges, professional associations and societies

Managing General Partner | Real Estate Broker/Owner | President Real Estate Companies 

  • Managing General Partner Real Estate Development Company, Breckenridge, CO
  • Real Estate Broker/Owner in Texas and Colorado
  • Real Estate Foreclosures, Acquisition & Rehab

Member, Board of Directors | Director School Board Summit County Colorado School District & County Housing Authority Summit County, CO. 1

  • Member Board of Directors of the Summit County, CO Housing Authority
  • Member & Director of the School Board, Summit County Colorado School District

Executive VP, Finance & Administration  Dondi Financial

Chief Financial Officer, Dondi Group 

CPA – Public Accounting  Alford Meroney & Co/Arthur Young & Co


BBA, Accounting, Magna cum Laude, University of North Texas

AFFILIATIONS:  Rotary International, Paul Harris Fellow