Marty Dauer

Chief Growth Officer

The foundation of my role is to use my experience and relationships to accelerate the firm’s growth. This involves expanding new services for clients, creating opportunities for our people, and promoting our values and culture to new partners.

Marty leverages a 30+ year record of delivering significant organizational growth and value to drive the expansion of Smith + Howard’s service offering and geographic reach.

As Chief Growth Officer, Marty focuses on the expansion of the Smith + Howard Family of Companies through the identification of new service lines and markets, as well as the development of strategic relationships.

Prior to joining Smith + Howard, Marty spent 16 years at Kroll (formerly Duff & Phelps), where he played a pivotal role in growing the company’s revenue from $350 million to over $1.8 billion. As Chief Marketing Officer for 14 years and Chief Operating Officer for Kroll Digital Solutions for two years, he was involved in over 45 successful acquisitions and orchestrated a comprehensive company rebrand. Before Kroll, Marty held leadership roles at Marsh McLennan, Tyco International, and GE.

Marty and his family reside in Newtown, Pennsylvania.


  • Atlanta, Georgia


  • Siena College – Bachelor of Science in Finance
  • University at Albany – MBA, Business Administration and Management


  • Newtown, Pennsylvania

Interests + Hobbies

  • Reading (especially WWII history)
  • Exploring on my bike
  • Playing guitar
  • Traveling
  • Spending time with family

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