Carlee Smith, M.Ed. is a consultant with Elevate Consulting where she partners with nonprofits and other mission-driven organizations to increase their impact in the community through organizational learning. She is particularly passionate about connecting strategy to impact through accessible and collaborative methods.
In addition to her time with Elevate, Carlee has over ten years of experience in the nonprofit field, with a focus on community and corporate engagement, children and youth programming, and development. Carlee received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the College of William and Mary and a Masters of Education in Leadership and Organizational Performance from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College. She was a member of the 2016 Nashville Emerging Leaders cohort.
About Elevate Consulting:
Established in 2016, Elevate Consulting’s mission is to collaborate with community members, leaders, and organizations to develop and implement processes for learning and improving services, systems, and structures for equitable social change. Elevate has worked with organizations and projects of all sizes and maintains a proven track record of providing high-quality services to nonprofits, foundations, community organizations, and public entities. These include research and evaluation services (designing and implementing evaluations, evaluation system and process consulting, evaluation capacity building and training, among others), facilitation services (designing and facilitating workshops and meetings), and systems change consulting (designing, facilitating, and implementing strategies for complex systems change). Current and former clients include the United Way of Greater Nashville, the Center for Nonprofit Management (where Elevate’s consultants serve as experts and trainers), the Martha O’Bryan Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, the State of Tennessee, Mental Health America of the MidSouth, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, Metro Action Commission, the Healing Trust, and many others.