Leticia M. Smith, Ph.D.
Leticia Smith is the President of Lemars Executive Consultants LLC. To her clients, she offers the advantage of someone who not only has academic training but also has successful management experience in mid- to executive-level positions in Wisconsin state and local government. Some of the services she has managed are statewide employee development and training, state and local government management consultation and program performance evaluation and multi-agency printing and publication distribution service. She served as Chief Court Administrator of the Milwaukee Municipal Court, the largest municipal court in the state, where she successfully led the shortening of initial appearance and trial schedules, implemented a web-based case management information system accessible to the public, initial court appearances of jailed defendants via video, and strengthened forfeitures collection.
During her tenure as Board President of the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, Leticia Smith guided the successful consolidation of the Volunteer Center into the Nonprofit Center. She has since engaged in organizational merger and collaboration facilitation services.
Among her recent nonprofit board and committee memberships are Community Shares of Greater Milwaukee, Northwest Side Community Development Corporation, Charter Schools Evaluation Committee of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Granville Heritage Neighborhood Association, Justice 2000, the former Historic Granville Chamber and Community Association (now Granville Business Improvement District), and the Sherman Park Community Association. Leticia Smith is the recipient of the 2013 Fran Swigart Board Leadership Award by the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee’s Volunteer Center.
Leticia Smith holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and an M.A. in Communication from Michigan State University. She also recently obtained a Paralegal Certificate from Milwaukee Area Technical College.