Jessica Smith Honored with Jack Davis Award

The University of Alabama College of Human Environmental Sciences (CHES) presented the annual Jack Davis Professional Achievement Awards during homecoming activities on campus.

The Jack Davis awards are presented to outstanding CHES alumni for their professional accomplishments. The awards have been given out since 1986, and are named to honor the first man to graduate from the College, Dr. Lewis Clifton “Jack” Davis, Jr.

Longview’s Jessica Smith was selected as a 2019 award recipient.

Jessica Hovis Smith recently transitioned from the role of director of financial planning to the role of vice-president where she focuses on leadership, strategy, business planning and team development.

Smith holds Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®), Certified Private Wealth Advisor (CPWA®) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) designations. She was named to Investment News’ 40 under 40 list. Smith graduated in 2005 earning a B.S. in Human Environmental Sciences with an emphasis on family financial planning and counseling. She was honored for outstanding professional achievement in the area of consumer sciences.

2019 Jack Davis Award Recipients