Rodney Smith, CPA, CFE

Advisor/Retired Partner

Specializing in auditing and consulting within the church and ministry sector, Rodney Smith brings over 30 years of accounting and audit experience to his role as an advisor and retired partner at PSK.  He has considerable knowledge of quality management processes, including development and documentation of internal controls, as well as financial reporting for religious organizations and compliance matters for tax exempt organizations.

Although Rodney retired in 2023, his remains active including working with churches and others needing his abilities and knowledge.  Rodney continues to develop curriculum for training in church tax and accounting matters, and speaks at various seminars and workshops each year.

Following an initial stint as a staff accountant for a Fort Worth, Texas CPA firm, Rodney served as the Chief Financial Officer for an entrepreneurial group, primarily focused in the printing industry, for sixteen years prior to moving to PSK in 2004.  He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington, where he initially studied engineering, but didn't like the coursework. After three hours skimming the business textbooks in the university bookstore, he finally decided on accounting—and the rest is history.

Practice Areas

Churches, Nonprofit, Assurance, Compilations

Words to live by

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight

All-time favorite movie

Facing the Giants and Miracle

Interests outside of work

Officiating Texas high school football games, playing guitar and singing...sometimes both at the same, attending musicals with his wife Melissa and watching his sons play and coach baseball.

What was your first job?

Electrician—Dad was a general contractor and Rodney started working for an electrician when he was 14. He developed lifelong relationships through this adventure, but he is still glad he sought a college education after earning a journeyman license in this trade.

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