With more than 25 years of experience in both the public and private sectors, Dr. Chalonda Smith provides management consulting designed to leverage evidenced-based best practices. Dr. Smith offers a unique blend of cross-functional skills to a diverse population of clients. She has worked in various fields including medical, residential, juvenile justice, local government, state government, and community-based care centers. She is currently the Operations Analyst for Clayton County Board of Commissioners, where she is responsible for the strategic direction of the county. Dr. Smith continues to advocate for people on a broader scope by changing policies and assisting agencies in changing communities. Chalonda Smith earned her PhD in Public Administration with a concentration in law and public policy at Walden University. She is a member of Pi Alpha Alpha (the National Honor Society for Public Administration), American Society for Public
Administrators (ASPA), Golden Key International Honour Society and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. She is currently working on becoming a Certified Management Consultant as well as a PMP (Project Management Professional).