Edward Smith

Sr. Director of Construction

Floor & Decor

Ed Smith is the Sr. Director of Construction for Floor and Decor and is responsible for formulating the strategic direction and oversight of day-to-day organizational performance.  Since his start at Floor and Decor in 2015, Ed has been key in orchestrating the growth and direction of the construction organization to meet the company’s aggressive growth plans. He is responsible for leading and directing more than 100 new store projects, developing new prototypes and implementing time and cost savings initiatives that have been instrumental to the success of the program.  His focus on innovation and commitment to continuous improvement and problem-solving have been key to Floor and Decor’s growth initiative.

Prior to his tenure at Floor and Decor, Ed held various retail construction management roles with Office Depot and CarMax. These roles allowed him to continuously progress his knowledge of the construction industry.  Ed holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Louisiana Lafayette. He brings a love of education to his role, dedicating his time to mentor team members and young professionals, helping them grow in their careers.  Ed is a strong leader who consistently leads his team to reach key organizational and company metrics while empowering them to achieve their personal goals.