“I am a black woman; developer; friend; health-seeker; and believer. I Live Inclusively® by engaging the various cultures I encounter, and purposely loving with an open heart, mind, and lens.”
Keley Smith is the Operations Manager at The Winters Group, Inc. In this role, Keley oversees Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®) day-to-day operations. Her duties include client interfacing, IDI® administration, maintaining accurate databases, scheduling 1x1 feedback sessions for the IDI® participants, and troubleshooting any IDI® related issues. In addition to overseeing the IDI® operations, she assists with composing client contracts, coordinates internal company events (such as team building and retreats), and collaborates on product development and volunteer ventures for Live Inclusively® Actualized (LIA).
Prior to joining The Winters Group, Keley was employed with Sociédad Texil Lonia, a luxury retail company, where she was operations manager. Keley’s career interests include educational policy, financial literacy, philanthropy, and minority career development.
Keley takes pride in serving her community by advocating on behalf of adolescents. Since 2010, she has been a frequent volunteer with Sugar Creek Baptist Church outreach program, Urban Camp, a program for youth living in “at risk” environments. She is also a team member of Women of Virtue Pageants which is based in Houston, TX.
Keley is a Cum Laude graduate of Bennett College in Greensboro, NC, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education. She is a Ronald E. McNair Scholar, and has assisted with research projects aimed to improve mathematical education among high school minorities, and analyzed the environmental impact on 3rd and 4th graders. She plans to pursue a Master’s degree in Public Policy.