Kelly R. Smith
Kelly R. Smith is the Director of Indirect Tax at Evolve Vacation Rental Network, a marketplace facilitator of short-term vacation rentals headquartered in Denver, Colorado. She is the recipient of the 2020 Sales Tax Nerd Award from the Sales Tax Institute.
Kelly has over 16 years of indirect tax experience in a wide range of industries, including lodging, automotive & equipment leasing, telecom, payments processing, and multi-location retail. After transitioning out of the compliance provider environment of KPMG (formerly Tax Partners and Thomson Reuters), she found her tax calling in implementing in-house indirect tax functions, focusing on automation, for high-growth tech companies.
Kelly utilizes her passions for travel and tax to provide indirect tax solutions in the short-term vacation rental industry, with a focus on providing world class hospitality to Evolve’s guests, customers, and partners.