Sara Smitley

CIO & Information Manager

sara smitley

Sara began interning for Bright Financial Advisors in 2007, while a student at Portage Northern High School. She received her BBA from Western Michigan University during her internship and is now our Chief Investment Officer & Information Manager.

In 2017, Sara expanded her family by rescuing her adorable dog Dory. She further expanded her family in 2021 with the addition of her baby boy, Coulson. Sara enjoys traveling with her family and her and her husband Jake enjoy sipping their way through Michigan Craft breweries and cheering on the WMU Broncos!