Gary Smith

Senior Lecturer and Director, Master of Science in Finance Program and Finance Combined Pathways
Gary Smith
412 RBA
Academic Specialty
Quantitative Methods and Investments

M.B.A., Florida State University
B.S., Florida State University

Areas of Expertise

Business Statistics
Financial Investments

Gary Smith is a senior lecturer in the Department of Finance at Florida State University’s College of Business. He also is the director of the Master of Science in Finance (MSF) Program and the Finance Combined Pathways in the college. Smith teaches multiple sections of business statistics on Florida State’s main campus in Tallahassee, Florida and teaches a financial investments course at Florida State’s branch campus in Panama City, Florida. He is a recipient of the college’s Core Values Award and We Choose Excellence Award, as well as Florida State’s University Undergraduate Teaching Award. 

Smith received both his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and MBA from Florida State University.

Honors and Awards
  • College of Business "Core Values Award" winner (October 2010)
  • College of Business "We Choose Excellence" award winner (December 2008)
  • Florida State University Provost's 90% Club - Ranked as an "Excellent" or "Very Good" instructor by at least 90% of students (Spring 2005)
  • Florida State University Undergraduate Teaching Award (April 2004)