On May 5, 2010, Thomas E. Smith was voted a 2010 Top 100 Most Influential Leader on the North Shore**. He is the youngest person to be voted to the 2010 Top 100 Leadership Group.  He accepts this honor alongside other leaders such as Red Sox legend Johnny Pesky and Salem Five Bank President/CEO Joseph Gibbons.

**The North Shore is the collective region of coastal cities and towns that stretches from just north of Boston to the Massachusetts/New Hampshire border.