Jimmi Sue Smith
Chief Financial Officer
Jimmi Sue Smith is the Chief Financial Officer for Koppers. In this role, she leads all aspects of the company’s global financial functions, including accounting, internal audit and control, financial shared services, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax and investor relations.
Jimmi Sue joined Koppers in 2020 as Vice President of Finance and Treasurer, providing oversight of the global treasury management function. She was responsible for managing relationships with the company’s banking partners and bond rating agencies, leading cash forecasting and working capital management efforts, overseeing shared services and playing an integral role in M&A activities.
Prior to Koppers, Jimmi Sue spent 11 years with natural gas producer EQT, serving in a number of significant roles, including Director of Corporate Accounting, business unit VP/Controller, Chief Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer. Previously, she held finance roles of increasing responsibility at a number of Pittsburgh-area manufacturing companies.
Jimmi Sue graduated from West Virginia University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration, and earned her law degree from the Duquesne University School of Law.
Within the Pittsburgh community, Jimmi Sue is actively involved as co-chair of the Circles Board for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, a board member for the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and a member of the Executive Leadership Team for the 2022 March for Babies in support of the March of Dimes Western Pennsylvania.