Donald Malcolm Smith is the Director of the Office of Entrepreneurship Education at the U.S. Small Business Administration. He is responsible for the development and dissemination of entrepreneurial information, education, resources and tools to help the nation’s small businesses succeed.
Smith brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, budget management and implementing family strengthening, workforce and economic development programs with government and non-profit organizations.
Smith has nine years of federal experience, which includes serving as a management program analyst for the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration; director for Administrative Systems and Financial Services at the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy; and most recently, director of Strategy and Performance for the National Archives and Records Administration.
Smith has also worked in state government with the Maryland Department of Human Resources, where he led statewide workforce development and responsible fatherhood programs. For seven years, Smith worked for the Center for Urban Families where he was the director of Policy, Planning and Evaluation and chief operating officer.
Active in his community, Smith is the President of the Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation of Metropolitan Baltimore and a board chair for Muse 360 Arts.
He earned a Masters of City and Regional Planning degree from Morgan State University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice (Pre-Law) from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
Smith resides in Baltimore, Maryland with his wife and two children.