Scott Smith, CPA, Partner

Scott Smith, CPA

“I am often on the front end of prospecting for the firm, and I enjoy developing those new relationships.”

Scott Smith, CPA has 30 years of experience in public accounting and has become a valued resource for directing clients to the right team members and solutions at LvHJ. As a leader in new client relationships, Scott provides context for our firm’s capabilities with clients in a variety of industries. His work in audit, compilation and review services puts him at the center of relationships in affordable housing, not-for-profit, construction, warehouse distribution, professional services and maritime industries.

Being an advisor beyond the engagement, Scott supports client relationships by translating technical standards into business solutions and planning. He works closely with business owners and executives as well as affordable housing developers, management companies and investors.


Practice Area



  • State Board of Accountancy, State of California


  • B.S., California State University, Hayward

Key Strengths

  • Proactive attention and commitment to client service
  • Plain language explanation of complex accounting issues
  • Timely and efficient business solutions


  • American Institute of CPAs (Member)
  • California Society of CPAs (Member)

Personal Note

Scott enjoys golfing, traveling and attending concerts with family and friends. He also enjoys wine tours in the Napa Valley by e-bike.