Ford Smith is a member of the Mercury Capital iFunds Distribution team. Previously he was a Senior Consultant with NFP Executive Benefits and earlier was co-Founder and Managing Director for IBASCO focused on monetization of municipal infrastructure assets. He was also a Senior Portfolio Manager for Munich Re, responsible for investment oversight of $28B of fixed-income instruments. Mr. Smith has held various positions with Grantham Mayo, Bank of Boston, Manufacturer’s Hanover, and Dana Investment Advisors. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, where he was Captain of the Varsity Crew Team. Ford also earned an M.B.A. from Boston University. He serves on the Board of Norwalk River Rowing Association and Friends of Georgetown Rowing. He is a Series 6, 7 and 63 registered person with Mercury Capital Advisors, which is a member of FINRA and a securities broker-dealer in the United States.