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Maria Smith, CPA

Senior Vice President - Treasury & Corporate Operations

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As Senior Vice President – Treasury & Corporate Operations for EDENS, Maria Smith is responsible for the corporate and treasury management functions of the company. Having been with EDENS nearly 25 years, she has experienced first-hand the evolution of EDENS in a dynamic industry.

Maria joined EDENS as a property accountant in 1993. In 2002, she was appointed Vice President. Her knowledge in the real estate industry, treasury management expertise and accounting experience are critical in her role and contribute immeasurably to the finance team. Smith has more than 26 years of financial accounting experience, including seven years with a South Carolina-based public accounting firm. A graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in accounting, she is also a Certified Public Accountant.

She is a member of the American Institute Certified Public Accountants, South Carolina Association Certified Public Accountants, International Council of Shopping Centers and Association for Finance Professionals.