Mr. Smith is Senior Vice President and Sr. Risk and Compliance Officer for Orion First Financial, LLC. As Sr. Risk and Compliance Officer he is responsible for corporate adherence to laws and regulations, SOC reporting, client contract administration and corporate compliance to policies and procedures. Prior to joining Orion in July 2006, Grant served for fourteen years as a senior administrator for a non-profit organization. Grant also brings twenty years experience in management and executive management in retailing, including Executive Vice President for Operations and Director of Corporate Development for a regional retail firm with annual revenues in excess of $45 million. His responsibilities included all aspects of contract development, human resource management, transportation agreements, pricing, security, internal work flow, and other core retail practices.

Grant has served on the board of directors for two retail companies and has been a member of Rotary International in Washington and Alaska, Chairman for the Alaska Job Service Employer Committee in Ketchikan and has served as Member and Flotilla Commander for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Grant and his Wife Karen live in Gig Harbor, Washington. They have three children and enjoy spending time with their family members.