Charlie Smith

Founding Partner & Chief Investment Officer

csmith@fortpittcapital.com

FOCUS

Charlie both manages portfolios of individual securities and provides a macroeconomic overview for the firm. A longtime student of the financial markets, he explores economic and industry trends in order to find successful investments and build wealth for clients. He serves as Chief Investment Officer, Executive Vice President, and heads the firm’s Investment Policy Committee.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Charlie’s views on the economy and the markets are respected and regularly sought out by CNBC, The Wall Street Journal and other financial media. He has written and lectured on markets and the economy over the course of his career, which began in 1983 and has included leadership roles with several regional investment firms. He became a founding partner of Fort Pitt Capital Group in 1995.

EDUCATION

BA, Pennsylvania State University

PERSONAL

Charlie lives in Marshall, Pa. with his loving wife, Barbara. He enjoys playing golf, chasing around his grandchildren, working in the yard, riding his dirt bike and cheering on the Steelers, Penguins and Nittany Lions.