SmartRent Appoints Brian Roberts as Chief Legal Officer

January 4, 2022

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SmartRent, Inc. (NYSE: SMRT) (the “Company” or “SmartRent”), a leading provider of smart home and smart building automation for property owners, managers, developers, homebuilders, and residents, today announced the appointment of Brian Roberts as Chief Legal Officer. Mr. Roberts, a seasoned public company executive with over 20 years of corporate legal experience, will oversee all legal, corporate governance and compliance matters for the Company.

Mr. Roberts joins SmartRent after nine years as General Counsel with Grand Canyon University where he led a broad range of legal initiatives including real estate acquisitions, drafting and closing a variety of agreements and transactions, managing litigation matters, regulatory compliance, and intellectual property matters. He was also responsible for establishing and ensuring compliance with the university’s corporate governance programs.

Prior to his time with Grand Canyon University, Mr. Roberts was the General Counsel and Secretary for iGo, Inc., a publicly traded developer and distributor of electronic accessories, where he led business development, legal and compliance initiatives.

Lucas Haldeman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “Brian is a proven leader with extensive experience advising companies through complex strategic matters, business combinations, and legal compliance. His counsel and guidance should serve SmartRent well as we advance our growth plan and establish best-in-class compliance and governance practices. We are excited to welcome Brian to the team and look forward to his contributions in our efforts to create value for our shareholders, and our customers.”

About SmartRent:

Founded in 2017, SmartRent (NYSE: SMRT) is an enterprise smart home and smart building technology platform for property owners, managers, and residents. The SmartRent solution is designed to provide property managers with seamless visibility and control over all their assets while delivering cost savings and additional revenue opportunities through all-in-one home control offerings for residents. For more information, please visit

Forward-Looking Statements:

SmartRent cautions you that statements in this press release that are not a description of historical facts are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on the Company's current beliefs and expectations. The inclusion of forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a representation by SmartRent that any of its plans will be achieved. Actual results may differ from those set forth in this press release due to the risk and uncertainties inherent in the Company’s business, including the risks described in the Company's prior press releases and in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof, and the Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update this press release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement, which is made under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

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