Craig M. Smith
Craig Smith is a fourth-generation Coloradan raised in Colorado Springs with a deep appreciation for his home state.
Craig graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs in 1997 with a degree in Finance. Craig earned a Fellowship with El Pomar Foundation in Colorado Springs where he helped manage the Foundation’s endowment for three years. After completing the El Pomar program, he joined a technology and online marketplace in Denver called ServiceMagic, now known as Angi (NASDAQ: ANGI). In 2017, the company merged with Angie’s List and went public on the NASDAQ under the symbol ANGI. Craig was at the center of the company’s growth and success from start up to public market company. Across his 20+ year tenure with the company, he served as CEO of both the domestic and international businesses, was nominated to the Board of Directors and most recently served as President & COO.
In 2021, Craig accepted a position as COO with Vacasa, the nation’s leading full-service property management company. The company is focused on bringing innovative solutions, home automation and great service to the rapidly growing short-term rental market. In August 2021, the company announced that it would go public through a $4.5B SPAC merger.
Craig serves at the board or leadership level for several well-known community organizations including the Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation, Rocky Mountain PBS, Employers Council and he was recently named to the University of Colorado Board of Trustees.
Craig was a member of the Colorado Governor’s Fellowship program and received the first-ever Governor’s Citizenship Medal recognizing professional excellence and positive impact on the Colorado community.