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Telephone company executive

Thomas Dwight Smith, American telephone company executive.


Smith, Thomas Dwight was born on November 30, 1938 in Chariton, Iowa, United States. Son of Harold and Carrie Smith.


Bachelor of Business Administration, University Iowa, 1962. Master of Business Administration, Creighton University, 1968.


With Northwestern Bell Telephone Сompany, since 1962, management trainee Des Moines, 1962, assistant toll supervisor, 1963, assistant accountant Omaha, 1963, accounting supervisor, 1965—1967, district accounting manager, revenue & data processing, 1969, data system consultant, 1971, general data system supervisor, 1972—1975, assistant comptroller, 1977—1980, treasurer, 1980—1983, vice president, advanced information markets, 1983, vice president & Chief Executive Officer Des Moines, 1983—1986. Executive vice president Bankers Trust Company, since 1986. Member, audit & loan committee Bankers Trust, Des Moines, director, internal auditing, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1978.


Trustee Drake University. Board directors United Way, Des Moines Metro Young Men’s Christian Association, Social Settlement Association Omaha, Omaha Awareness and Action. Member Greater Des Moines Committee, American Heart Association Corporation Cabinet.

Chairman Des Moines Young Women’s Christian Association Strategic Advisory Committee. Executive board directors Mid Iowa Council Boy Scouts America. Member, utilities advisory committee Iowa College Foundation.

Vice president Omaha Symphony Council. Member, executive committee program, planning and budget United Way Midlands. Member of American Management Association, Greater Des Moines C. of Chamber (board directors, executive committee, business and urban development), Iowa Telephone Association (board directors), Beta Gamma Sigma.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, hunting, exercise.


Married Janet E. Hess. 1 child Michael S.

Harold Smith

Carrie Smith

Janet E. Hess

Michael S. Smith