Kim A. Smith is an accomplished speaker, author and corporate leader. She’s spent 14 years mastering leadership within some of the top hospital systems in the country – including Duke Medicine and Tenet Healthcare. Kim’s corporate experience includes oversight for hospital ancillary services, outpatient care facilities, physician onboarding, practice operations development, and leadership training.
This Wake Forest University and University of South Carolina graduate launched her leadership consulting firm in 2015. Through the Positivity Academy, she helps clients accelerate growth through customized workshops, e-learning, and signature talks.
She has authored two leadership books. In The Value Lens, readers learn how to shift from employee to partner. Kim’s newest book People First then Profit, is a roadmap for building positive team cultures.
Kim is most proud of her role as a wife to Terrell and mom to Tyson, Cameron and Austin.