Consultant, Executive Coach, and Advisor
Mitch Smith brings more than 25 years of experience as a technology executive and entrepreneur to his coaching practice, including four successful startups and exits as well as work with Chick-fil-A, Aflac, Home Telecom, Hobby Lobby, and other major corporations.
As a leading consultant, executive coach, and advisor to the Fortune 500 and mid-market companies, he specializes in helping executives in technology innovation, execution and transformational leadership. For Safe Harbor Consulting, Mitch helps these individuals understand and capitalize on a key concept — that people, processes and technology are inseparably linked in today’s market. Using this concept as a guide, Mitch works with his leaders to design the best products and processes and at the same time nurture and develop their key people.
Mitch believes in a pragmatic approach to complex issues. His in-person sessions equip leaders to gain the following benefits:
- Opportunities revealed
- Bottlenecks eliminated
- Selection/design of the right technologies
- Distilled innovative culture
- Aligned senior leadership
- Real, private conversations
He is the author of the book JUNK, which was endorsed by radio show host Dave Ramsey, as well as an accomplished national speaker who has appeared at the Telecom Association of the Southeast conference and the Epicor Insights Conference. Additionally, Mitch works with non-profits such as the National Restaurant Association, the Associated Builders and Contractors, and the Telecom Association.
Mitch received a Bachelor of Science from The Citadel, served honorably for in the SC Army Guard and is Certified in Design Thinking and as an Executive Coach. He is multiple winner of national awards in product and technology design.