Jamie Lewis Smith
Dr. Jamie Lewis Smith has 15+ years of experience guiding the growth and development of individuals, teams, and organizations. Jamie uses her training as a Clinical Psychologist to apply behavioral science principles and practices to help leaders align their daily interactions with their core values, support and accelerate successful leadership transitions, overcome roadblocks to career success, and bring about positive change in their organizations.
Jamie has spent her career as a human resources leader, coach, trainer, and advisor helping leaders to successfully navigate private sector, nonprofit, and government agencies. She possesses a deep expertise in leadership development, executive assessment, strategic talent management, and organization development. She enjoys assisting leaders to align their organization’s strategy and daily work with their desired culture and values in order to produce an engaged workforce with exceptional organizational outcomes.
Jamie is passionate about helping leaders leverage their strengths to maximize their impact. She uses a combination of interview and quantitative feedback to guide clients as they identify leadership and career goals that will have the greatest influence on their workplace success and business outcomes. Jamie’s clients appreciate her direct and candid communication style while providing them support to challenge their assumptions, stretch their capabilities, increase their emotional intelligence, and shift their leadership mindset in order to engage and inspire the best from those they lead.
Thousands of leaders have benefited from the workshops and leadership development programs she has designed and delivered, as well as through the one-on-one assessment, development planning, and executive coaching services she has provided.
Jamie has expertise in the following areas:
- Executive/360-Degree Assessment
- Working with Difficult Personalities
- Servant Leadership
- Leading Change
- Leadership Transitions/Succession Planning
- Emotional Intelligence
- Leveraging Strengths
- Relationship Management
- Organizational Awareness
- Executive Presence
- Building Teams
- Managing Conflict
- Strategic Career Planning
- Motivating and Engaging Employees
Jamie is a published author and international speaker on the topics of leadership and change. She graduated with honors from Kent State University with a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology. She earned her M.S./Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL and is a licensed psychologist in Ohio. Jamie has taught university level psychology courses at the University of Miami, and as an adjunct for Xavier University (OH).
Jamie holds several industry recognized certifications, including: the Hogan Development Suite, EQ-i 2.0, Conflict Dynamics Profile, Zenger Folkman Extraordinary Leader 360-degree Assessment, and DiSC Assessment. Jamie is based out of the Cleveland Metro area, where she lives with her husband and son.