Harry Smith graduated from the University of North Alabama and worked as a CPA for 16 years before moving to Memphis. In Memphis, he became the co-owner, chairman and CEO of Schilling Enterprises, a company that owns and operates several businesses. He serves on the boards for several healthcare, banking, civic, transportation, religious and educational organizations. Harry is also a deacon at Bellevue Baptist Church. He and his wife Beth live in Memphis and have one daughter, Leslie, who lives with her husband in Memphis.