Kim Smith

Kim Smith

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Health Evolve
Kim A. Smith is a global speaker, leadership author and health-tech Founder/CEO. She's spent 18 years mastering executive leadership skills within some of the top hospital systems in the industry United States' including Duke Medicine. Kim's corporate experience includes leadership development, hospital and large medical group operations, business development and acquisitions, global business expansion, patient engagement, rural health access and reducing health inequalities. She is the past Board Chair for the Preeclampsia Foundation, and she is the incoming 2024/2025 Board President for the South Carolina Midlands Chapter of the American Heart Association. Kim was also selected recently as a Non-Voting Member of the United States Department of Health and Human Services Maternal Mental Health Task Force Subcommittee of the Advisory Committee for Women's Services (ACWS) in 2023. Kim was also recently accepted as a member of South Carolina Liberty Fellowship Class of 2025. Kim earned her master's degree in health administration from the University of South Carolina and her bachelor's degree in psychology from Wake Forest University. She also completed Coaching Intensive Training with the CAPP Institute for Coaching and Positive Psychology. Kim has authored two leadership books. The most recent is titled People First then Profit: 5 Steps to Build a People Rich Culture.