Loren M Smith is CEO and sole shareholder of Blue Valley Capital llc, a position he has held since 2001. From 1976 to 2001, he was CEO and majority shareholder of MWC, a manufacturer of electrical wire harness assemblies. During that period, by acquiring and integrating a number of mid-market wire harness manufacturers, MWC became the world's leading supplier of electrical wire harness assemblies serving the construction equipment industry. Loren eventually sold MWC to a private equity group.

As CEO of MWC and Blue Valley Capital, Loren has spearheaded the sale and purchase of dozens of mid-market ($2M-$75M) manufacturing companies

Early in his career, he was with Texas Instruments, rising to general manager of TI's connector division.

Smith earned a BS degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston..