Carey Smith

Big Ass Solutions
Chief Big Ass Carey Smith is founder of Big Ass Solutions, a Lexington-based company that manufactures energy-efficient comfort and lighting solutions for industrial, commercial and residential applications. The company employs a unique direct-sales strategy and manages all aspects of business in-house from design and engineering to marketing and customer service. This gives Smith a unique perspective on how manufacturing affects all aspects of a business, resulting in an often contrarian take on best practices.


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