The First National Bank of Long Island has appointed Owen Smith to the bank's business advisory board.
Mr Smith is a member of several professional organizations including the American Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association. He is also Professor Emeritus at The C W Post Campus of Long Island University and has been teaching courses in law, economics and government to students since 1967.
Mr Smith also served as chief deputy county executive of Nassau County, practiced law in his private practice for 29 years and was chairman of both the Nassau County Planning Commission and The New York State Board Election. He is also a writer and has published several books, newsletters and articles that pertain to federal taxation banking, trusts and environment.