About The Founder

Curtis Smith is a proven leader in the field of organizational strategy and leadership development focusing on human capital effectiveness. Over ten years of domestic and international experience in leadership development and organizational strategy gives Curtis Smith a unique perspective on intelligent and effective leadership. During his seven-year tenure with the United States Naval Service, he was frequently requested by Senior Officers to manage global and domestic programs on behalf of the Navy and United States, working alongside foreign and domestic diplomats and officials.

Insightful and engaging, Curtis Smith teaches executives on how to powerfully develop the character to become transformational leaders and effectively apply insightful thought preparation and execution in the development and structuring of one’s organization and the changes that it faces. Curtis Smith works with senior executives, management teams, and high-potentials across the United States. His clients are high-potentials, directors, and vp’s of multinational corporations, family-owned businesses, and small to mid-sized corporations.

Upon departing the Armed Forces in 2014, Curtis assumed his role as a Corporate Trainer for a large marketing firm based out of California, where he led Managing Partners in effective management training. Leaving this role in 2016, Curtis became the Executive Advisor to the CEO for the largest For-Profit Community Mental Health Facility and Private Practice in Northeast Ohio. In 2017, Curtis founded Thee Executive-Panel, and partnered with John Mattone-Global, Inc. and the Intelligent Leadership Executive Coaching process to provide guidance to high-performing and high-potential executives throughout the United States. Curtis Smith studied International Business Management at the American Military University, now known as the American Public University System, and received his Intelligent Leadership Executive Coaching Certification and Advanced MLEI Debriefing Certification through John Mattone-Global, Inc. He has also completed certificates in Organizational Learning and Development instructed by renowned L&D expert, Britt Andreatta, and Coaching High Potentials instructed by the Global Advisor to Corporate Boards and CEO’s, Ram Charan.Curtis Smith is fluent in English.