Sam Smith, Secretary

MD Sam Smith, CFP, Board Chair

  • President, Genesis Financial/Creative Employee Benefits, Inc.
  • Chairman of the Board, Hollywood Chamber Community Foundation
  • Past Chair, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
  • Chairman of the Board, California Association of Health Underwriters Political Action Committee
  • President Elect, California Association of Health Underwriters
  • Small Business Advocate of the Year, California Chamber of Commerce 2011

Sam Smith is President of Genesis Financial & Insurance Services, Inc, a full service employee benefit and property and casualty brokerage firm located in Hollywood, California.  First licensed as an agent in 1975, Sam is both a Certified Financial Planner and licensed as a Registered Administrator and Property Casualty Broker in California. Sam was formerly President of the Los Angeles Association of Health Underwriters and is Chairman of the Board of the California Association of Health Underwriters Political Action Committee.

Active in civic and business affairs, Sam Smith is Past Chair of the Board of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and was recently elected Chair of the Board of the Hollywood Chamber Community Foundation.  Pursuing his passion to lessen the number of uninsured in California, Sam is on the Board of Directors of Young and Healthy, a non-profit organization that provides free health care to children of the working poor and which has enrolled over 21,000 children in the Los Angeles area in the Healthy Families program.

As a past candidate for the House of Representatives in Washington State, Sam remains active in both politics and the ongoing debate over the future of the American health care delivery system.  He is enrolled as a Fellow in the Academy of Political Science and is an active participant in the Los Angeles World Affairs Council and LA Town Hall.

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