Baker Smith

Baker Smith

Managing Director


BDO Atlanta Office



Executive Summary

Baker Smith is a Managing Director and  has over 25 years of experience providing crisis management, turnaround planning, and strategic advice to company owners, management, lenders, creditors, and investors.  Baker has led over 200 crisis management and turnaround teams for distressed companies ranging from $25 million to several billion in revenues. For some of these he served as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Risk Officer (CRO).
He has served clients in a broad range of industries, including food processing, automotive, aviation, transportation, steel, petroleum, apparel, construction, technology, software, building products and consumer products.

Professional Affiliations

Beta Gamma Sigma, Member
Commercial Finance Association Education Foundation
Risk Management Association
Turnaround Management Association


L.L.M., Georgetown University
J.D., Suffolk University
M.B.A., Northeastern University
B.S., U.S. Naval Academy