H. M. Smith has earned a masters in business administration and is founder of Professional Transitions, a dental practice transitions consulting firm. He has been involved in dentistry for over thirty-five years and is currently the director of Transition Strategies at the Pride Institute. He has lectured at the University of Florida and Nova Southeastern University, and has presented a practice management course on transition strategies to the University of the Pacific, Marquette, and Indiana University dental schools.
Mr. Smith is past president of the ADS (American Dental Sales), a member of the Practice Valuation Study Group, and a member of the Institute of Business Appraisers. He has also written numerous articles for Dental Economics on transition subjects and issues.