Adam Smith, CPA, MBA
Committed to client success and team member development, Adam is a key member in REDW’s gaming practice group. Adam has provided audit and consulting services for casinos in nearly every gaming jurisdiction in the United States.
In addition to conducting and overseeing casino financial audits, Minimum Internal Control Standard agreed-upon procedures (MICS AUP) engagements, and anti-money laundering compliance engagements (BSA Title 31), Adam applies his wide-ranging experience to state compact negotiations and complex data analytics for casinos. Adam is a valued contributor to the firm’s Gaming Management Advisory Services, in which he provides operational and strategic consultation for large and small gaming facilities.
Adam speaks on casino regulations, innovative gaming technologies, and audit and accounting industry changes at national and regional gaming events.
Prior to joining REDW, Adam, co-founded Smith Harrison LLP in Portland, Oregon in 2011. As a partner, he helped grow the firm into a leading accounting firm in the gaming industry before merging with REDW in May 2019.
Adam works and resides in Las Vegas, Nevada, serving casino clients nationwide.
Master of Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Reno
Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Portland State University
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
A Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in the state of Nevada, Adam is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Nevada Society of CPAs (NVCPA).
PUBLICATIONS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Adam regularly publishes casino thought leadership articles in the National Indian Gaming Magazine and is a content contributor for the American Gaming Association and Entrepreneur Magazine. These opportunities have led to speaking engagements at various regional and national events. He also presents webinars and on-site staff trainings on many gaming-related topics, including casino internal controls, accounting, Title 31 anti-money laundering compliance, and various other specialized training needs.
Giving back to the community in which he lives and works is very important to Adam, leading him get involved with such non-profit organizations as Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Ronald McDonald House of Las Vegas.
SERVICES AND INDUSTRIES
Adam’s Gaming services include:
- Financial statement audits
- Internal control testing (MICS AUP)
- Financial statement reviews
- Bank Secrecy Act Title 31 anti-money laundering compliance testing
- CFO outsourcing and accounting services
- Data analytics implementation
- Internal audit
- 401(k) Retirement Plan audits
- Financial fraud investigations
- State compact advisory services
- Gaming management consulting
- Commercial gaming tax forms