Michael Coulter Smith

Michael Smith - National Board of Directors

Board Member Emeritus, Senior Trustee and Shareholders' Representative

Michael Coulter Smith is Managing Partner of Coulter & Company, LP, a nationally recognized financial services firm that provides both corporate and private clients with consultation and guidance on employee benefits, life insurance, wealth enhancement and preservation. Prior to founding Coulter & Company in 1986, he served in senior management positions with Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company which later merged into MassMutual Life Insurance Companies.

Smith served as a distinguished member of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) National Board of Directors from 1996 until 2018, during which time he contributed his wisdom and guidance as a member of the Board’s Talent Committee, Compensation Committee, and as Chairman of the Benefits Committee. His tenure with CTCA® has also included service as a board member of the company’s Comprehensive Care and Research Centers in Chicago (1991–2018) and Tulsa (1996–2018). A resolute advocate of the organization’s mission and celebrated Mother Standard® of care, Smith was known to follow each patient’s testimony in board meetings with a simple, but provocative, question that reflected his conviction: “Is there anything we can do better?”

Smith has been an active contributor to numerous charitable and fraternal organizations including Assistance in Healthcare, Gateway for Cancer ResearchSM and The Arts and Education Council in St. Louis. He is also a 32° member of The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, (Monitor Lounsbury Lodge, Barrington, Ill.) and also serves as Senior Trustee of Brown Legacy Group, a private equity investment and asset management company.

A distinguished alumnus of Wabash College in Indiana and the University of Kansas, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Smith is also a graduate of the Tuck  Advanced Management Program at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire  and a Certified Life Underwriter (CLU).