Beverly Evans Smith
National President & CEO, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
Delta Sigma Theta is one of the nation’s largest minority female-owned and operated public service nonprofits. Smith has also served as the organization’s National First Vice President, National Secretary and Executive Director. She recently retired from the Technical College System of Georgia as the Assistant Commissioner and Georgia State Director for adult education and GED testing.
She is the immediate past chair of the National Association of State Directors of Adult Education and has testified before the U.S. Senate HELP Committee about the issues faced by adults with literacy challenges.
As an entrepreneur, Smith is senior vice-president of The HR Group, a management consulting firm she co-owns with her husband. As a corporate manager, she spent 18 years in leadership positions with AT&T, gaining experience in strategic planning, organizational effectiveness, operations redesign and restructure, financial management and human resources.
A longtime community volunteer, she served eight years as the Chair of the Cobb County Board of Elections & Registration and on community boards including the Atlanta Area Council, Boy Scouts of America; Cobb County United Way and Girls Incorporated; Chattahoochee Technical College; and Bowling Green State University’s Alumni Board of Trustees.
Smith is a recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the St. Louis Urban League/Urban League Guild 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award, 2018 Outstanding Georgia Citizen, and a U.S. Congressional Certificate of Special Recognition. She is also recognized by The HistoryMakers, a national African-American historical registry housed in the Library of Congress.
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