Gary Smart

GARY SMART, Director of Portfolio Management at Freestone capital
Management, began his investment career in 1989 as a research analyst
and portfolio manager at First Interstate Bank (now Wells Fargo). There
he helped manage the bank’s trust and mutual funds and provided
management services to high net worth clients. He joined Salomon Smith
Barney to assist Gary Furukawa in managing his rapidly growing
investment management business, and joined Mr. Furukawa again as a co-
founder of Freestone Capital Management. Mr. Smart is a Chartered
Financial Analyst and has an MBA in Finance from the University of
Washington and a BA in Economics from Brigham Young University. He
spends his spare time with his wife and five children and is actively
involved in coaching youth sports and is a varsity team coach in the Boy
Scouts of America.