Kirby Smith is a lifelong resident of Lake County, born in Eustis and currently living in Tavares. Graduating from Tavares High School in 1986, he later earned his bachelor’s degree in business management. He has dedicated his life to serving his community as a firefighter/EMT and youth baseball coach as well as serving on the Tavares City Council from 2009 to 2019 as mayor, vice mayor and councilmember. Kirby is married and has one son who works in the family business. Kirby is the president and vice-president of several family businesses, has his own small business and is the senior engineering manager for CenturyLink. Kirby has served on many boards, including but not limited to the Lake County League of Cities, Lake County MPO and the Tavares Economic Development team. For fun, Kirby and his family like to swim and boat in the lakes, use the trail and park systems and attend the many festivals offered throughout Lake County.
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