Henry County Local Caleb Grissom Joins LIS as Executive Assistant
L.I. Smith & Associates (LIS) is excited to welcome Caleb Grissom to the new position of Executive Assistant. By incorporating his analytical, organizational, and communication skills, Grissom will join the administrative staff in their efforts to build the company and reach objectives.
Grissom stated, “I am looking forward to learning new things about what goes on within LIS and the services we provide. I look forward to the many opportunities provided here.”
In this role, Grissom will work directly with LIS President Patrick Smith, while using his strategic planning abilities to manage much of Smith’s day-to-day activities, including correspondence, scheduling, strategic planning, and research. He will help build the company and make improvements, while working with all members of the leadership team, professionals, field personnel, and support staff
Smith commented, “I have deliberated over this position for some time. I felt like this position was going to require finding the right person. My wife and I were talking about the position as we drove by Caleb’s house one day and she said, ‘here’s your assistant,’ and I immediately knew that he was the right person!”
Grissom is a Henry County native, having grown up in Whitlock. He is active in the community and takes great interest in the history of Henry County. So much so, he is currently compiling information for a book about the Whitlock area.
He is a member, musician, and the church historian at the First Christian Church in Downtown Paris. In addition, Grissom is also a pianist at Bethesda United Methodist Church. He works at the Iron Place, a unique gift store located in Downtown Paris, on Saturdays.
Prior to joining LIS, Grissom worked at Commercial Bank and Trust for more than 9 years, holding several positions including Teller, Call Center Agent, Bank Secrecy Act Assistant, and, most recently, Customer Service Specialist with Volunteer Lenders
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Bethel University (2019).