As Chief of Quality, Compliance and Risk Management of Seventh Sense Consulting (SSC), Mr. Smith provides leadership, direction, and integration of quality, compliance, and risk management activities. Mr. Smith is an accomplished, performance-driven executive with 30-years of leadership development for analyzing and developing policies and processes, and reducing costs in military operations, which are applicable to other large-scale organizations. He is a trusted advisor and performer with a record for maximizing organizational effectiveness, resource utilization, and employee productivity.
Prior to joining Seventh Sense Consulting, Mr. Smith served as a Program Manager at Strategic Operational Solutions, Inc. where he last provided support to the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy (MIBP), Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP), Innovation Cell Program Development and Management. His teams performed market research, initiated contact with non-traditional suppliers, entrepreneurs, and inventors (NT) and supported the development and acquisition of their innovative technologies using commercial practices. Mr. Smith supported the government in leveraging NT’s ideas and technologies, modifying technologies (if necessary), mentoring NTs on how to introduce their technologies into DoD programs, and delivering the technology to DoD accordingly.
Mr. Smith holds a B.S. in Business Management from Hampton University, an M.P.M. in Project Management, and an M.B.A. with concentration in Program Management, both from DeVry University, Keller Graduate School of Management.