Mr. Noland W. Smith is the son of the late John S. and Dr. Helen Wells Smith. He graduated from Murphy High School in 1975, and was the all conference center for the Murphy Bulldog state championship football team.
Mr. Smith graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a B.S. Degree in Business Law. He later graduated from the Wake Forest School of Law in 1982, earning a J.D. Mr. Smith practiced law with McKeever-Edwards, Davis & Hayes for 25 years. He currently practices law with McKeever & Smith. He is married to Charlene Smith, and they have three daughters.