Vice President of Human Resources
LaWanda manages the firm’s human resources functions, including on-boarding, benefits administration, training and staff development, and regulatory compliance. She also serves as the executive assistant to David Smith, the firm’s founder and CEO.
LaWanda has over 25 years of experience in the executive administration field, providing support in a variety of industries. She holds an associate degree in Psychology from South Suburban College and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in pre-clinical Psychology from Governors State University. She also previously served as a vice president on the G.L.A.M. Foundation Board of Directors.
A few fun facts about LaWanda…
LaWanda’s first job was as a student worker for Sears in the Sears Tower. Her favorite TV show is “This is Us.” In 2017, LaWanda made worldwide news when she, her granddaughter, and three daughters all graduated in the same month from different levels of education!