John Smoak (BSBA ’92) | August 2022

John Smoak

Smoak (BSBA 1992) is the president and CEO of Smoak Groves, Inc. based in Lake Placid, Fla. He was recently reappointed to the Florida Citrus Commission by Governor Ron DeSantis. 

Smoak is a third-generation citrus grower with nearly 30 years of experience in the Florida Citrus industry. He is a board member of Florida’s Natural Growers and Heartland National Bank. He is Member of Florida Citrus Mutual, Highlands County Citrus Growers, the Florida Cattlemen’s Association and is an alumnus of the Wedgworth Leadership Institute.