Jamie Smith

Jamie Smith

Location: Youngstown, OH


Dr. Jamie Lewis Smith brings over 20 years of experience guiding the growth and development to AIIR. As a psychologist, HR leader, coach, trainer, and advisor, she has successfully helped leaders navigate various sectors. Leveraging her training as a Clinical Psychologist, Jamie applies behavioral science principles and techniques to help leaders align their daily practices with their core values, support and accelerate successful leadership transitions, overcome roadblocks to career success, and bring about positive change in their organizations.

Jamie specializes in leadership development, executive assessment, talent management, and organization development. Jamie is passionate about empowering leaders to maximize their impact and meet their full potential. She guides clients in identifying influential leadership and career goals through interviews and qualitative feedback. Thousands of leaders have benefited from the leadership development solutions she has designed and delivered, as well as through her one-on-one assessment, development planning, and coaching services.

Using a practical, results-oriented coaching approach rooted in cognitive-behavioral principles, such as motivational interviewing and acceptance and commitment coaching, Jamie facilitates lasting change. Her direct and empathetic communication style enhances self-awareness and emotional intelligence while building on clients’ natural strengths.

Jamie is a renowned author and international speaker on leadership and change. She is a licensed psychologist in Ohio, is an active member of APA Division 13 Society of Consulting Psychology, and the chair of the Psychology in the Workplace Committee of the Ohio Psychological Association. She cares deeply about social causes and sits on the Board of Directors of nonprofits, including Milestones Autism Resources and Open Arms Adoptions.

Niche Areas of Expertise

  • Career Development
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Executive Presence
  • Organizational Development
  • Women & Leadership

Industry Experience

  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare Systems & Services
  • High Tech
  • Retail


  • English


  • University of Miami - PhD, Clinical Psychology
  • Kent State University - BA, Sociology/Psychology


  • Hogan
  • 360 Interview
  • DiSC
  • MBTI
  • FIRO-B
  • CPI 260

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