Andrea Smith was raised in the Texas panhandle and western Oklahoma in the agriculture and real estate industries and later graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business.
She began her career with Purina Mills, Inc. and later served as a Controller for Land O’Lakes / Purina Feed in their livestock management division. While there, Andrea worked with ranchers across the United States helping them find livestock financing, grazing leases, back grounding facilities and feed yards.
In 2005, after 11 years with Purina, Andrea obtained her real estate sales license followed by her broker’s license and teamed up with Trina Eastwood to open a RE/MAX franchise in Central Texas. Andrea and Trina continue to own and operate their office in Central Texas in addition to Andrea serving as Co-Managing Broker of Tarpon Blue Real Estate Services, LLC in Punta Gorda, Florida. Andrea sells Farm & Ranch, Commercial and Residential properties in addition to managing agents in both Texas and Florida.
In 2017 Andrea branched into the insurance industry in Florida, Georgia,
Texas, Oklahoma and California where she sells both personal and commercial Property &
Casualty insurance, Crop Insurance and Livestock Gross Margins.
Andrea and her husband Ken reside in Fort Myers, Florida and have two boys. Hunter (age 21) currently attends Oklahoma State University and Austin (18) will attend the University of Texas beginning Fall 2018.