Kevin Smith has over 20 years of experience in strategy development, branding, and organizational effectiveness. This knowledge and skill set was built-in agency, corporate, entrepreneurial, and consultative environments, working across a variety of both business- to-business and business-to-consumer sectors. In industries such as technology, telecommunication, energy, health and wellness, engineering, and state government, Mr. Smith has worked with such organizations as IBM, Sun Microsystems, Ogilvy Mather, Qwest Communications, Teletech, ConEdison, Denver Public Schools, and Idaho Transportation Department.
Mr. Smith is currently co-owner and Vice President of Ephektiv, a multi-discipline business performance consultancy specialized in driving strategic performance through employee engagement. The firm has developed and deploys proven methodologies for mature and start-up organizations alike, needing a scalable, manageable approach to executing strategy, developing leaders, cultivating a culture of performance, and maximizing innovation and accountability – all through purposeful inclusion of diverse ideas and experience at all levels in the organization.
In his senior leadership roles, Kevin pioneered and implemented scalable brand management systems, internal branding strategies, Social Media strategies, complex strategic messaging methodologies. As a seasoned consultant, Mr. Smith has designed and lead various large scale organizational transformations by optimizing team and business unit effectiveness, leadership capacity, and strategy deployment and execution to the front line.
Kevin attended undergraduate college at the University of Arizona where he received a bachelor of fine arts (BFA) in Film and Media Production and Marketing. Mr. Smith also has a Masters of Science in Organizational Development and Management (MSM) from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Smith resides in Denver, Colorado with his wife Rebecca and sons Owen and Jackson.