Dr. Smikle is a nationally recognized consultant who serves leading organizations in many industry sectors. She brings keen analytical abilities and agile thinking to her clients. She has in-depth knowledge of human capital utilization, to include: employment best practices; executive development; talent management, and workforce planning. She is well-versed in multiple approaches to strategic planning, strategy implementation, and evaluation. Dr. Smikle contributes to the body of usable knowledge for leaders with her internationally acclaimed podcast channel, SmikleSpeaks. She has authored over 100 articles featured in business publications. Civic engagement is a passion for Dr. Smikle. She actively participates on many boards. She lives her commitment to improve the lives of the underserved by volunteering in her community.