October 02, 2014 2:24 PM ET

Electronic Equipment, Instruments and Components

Company Overview of N.F. Smith & Associates, LP

Company Overview

N.F. Smith & Associates, LP distributes semiconductors and electronic components to electronics and high-tech manufacturers. The company’s customers include original equipment manufacturers, electronics manufacturing services providers, and original design manufacturers in computing, automotive, consumer and personal electronics, telecommunications, energy, aviation/aeronautics/defense, and medical industries worldwide. N.F. Smith & Associates, LP was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas with sales and purchasing offices in Silicon Valley, Barcelona, Guadalajara, New York, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei, and Denver; and regional hubs in Houston, Hong Kong, and...

5306 Hollister

Houston, TX 77040

United States

Founded in 1984





Key Executives for N.F. Smith & Associates, LP

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Co-Founder and Director
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Chief Operating Officer
Chief Trading Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

N.F. Smith & Associates, LP Key Developments

Smith & Associates Appoints Kirk Wehby as Chief Operating Officer and Matthew Hartzell as Chief Administrative Officer

Smith & Associates announced two new executive appointments. Kirk Wehby is joining the senior executive team as Chief Operating Officer to manage global operations, quality, logistics, security, and facilities. Matthew Hartzell is taking on responsibility for the company’s legal, accounting, human resources, and IT operations in the new role of Chief Administrative Officer. Kirk previously served as Vice President of Global Operations for Smith, from 2008-2012, and is currently CEO of the solar technology company ONTILITY, a role in which he will continue in addition to his new duties at Smith. In addition, Kirk plans to leverage the expansive skills of his quality staff by offering them new training and development opportunities to educate them on the latest industry topics and issues so that they can keep increasing the extensive support they offer Smith’s customers. Matt Hartzell steps into the new role of Chief Administrative Officer, leveraging his years overseeing the company’s operational and administrative functions worldwide. Matt joined Smith & Associates as General Counsel in 1998 and served as Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to 2014, overseeing the company’s operational and administrative functions worldwide.

N.F. Smith & Associates, LP Appoints Minji Hong as Managing Director, Korea

N.F. Smith & Associates, LP announced the appointment of Minji Hong to the role of Managing Director, Korea. In this position, Minji will oversee the operation and management of Smith's Seoul office and undertake strategies for its growth and continued success. Minji joined Smith's sales team at the Seoul office in 1998, and has spent fourteen years serving the company, including time as a vital part of Smith Korea's management team. She will now be taking on sole leadership of this key office. Before coming to Smith, she worked in franchise distribution in the memory market for a year.

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