Greg Smith

How do your colleagues describe you?

“Greg’s expertise in finance is unparalleled and he is a creative problem solver. He is an extraordinarily high energy successful entrepreneur.”

Why do you do what you do?

In addition to being the director for the EOU Small Business Development Center, I own an economic development company, but first and foremost, I love and am devoted to my family.


Greg Smith is a graduate of Eastern Oregon University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Studies and a Master’s in Business Administration.

Prior to starting, Gregory Smith & Company, LLC, Greg worked for the Port of Morrow as their Director of Finance. He not only assisted many businesses, but served as the Project Manager for the development and construction of Morrow Cold Storage. Over the last 25 years, he has traveled to 39 countries and five continents recruiting national and international companies to Oregon’s second largest port. This work included active participation in national and international trade shows, market analysis, targeted research and corporate site visits.