Beverly E. Smith

National President & CEO, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated

Portrait ofNational President & CEO, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated



Beverly Evans Smith is the 26th National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Initiated into the sorority through the Epsilon Omicron Chapter at Bowling Green State University in October 1967, she has served Delta in many capacities, among them are her tenure as National First Vice President 2013-2017; National Secretary 2008-2013; chair of various regional and national committees; 2002 National Convention Coordinator; and Executive Director, 1998-1990. She has also been an active member of the Marietta-Roswell (GA) Alumnae chapter for over 30 years.

Smith recently retired as the Assistant Commissioner and Georgia State Director for Adult Education and GED Testing through the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG). The Office of Adult Education administers federal state-wide Adult education grants, provides adult education training programs for over 69,000 Georgia and supports local literacy action programs throughout the state.

As an entrepreneur, Beverly is also the Senior Vice-President of The HR Group, Inc., a management consulting firm co-owned with her husband, Stephen, for thirty years. As a corporate manager, she spent eighteen years in leadership positions with AT&T (Southern Bell). As an educator Beverly was a college administrator at Kent State University (Ohio), and Georgia State University, among other teaching and administrative positions.

Smith has served on several community Boards and Commissions, including the Boy Scouts of America Atlanta Area Council, County United Way, Girls Incorporated, and as the Cobb County Commission’s appointee and Chair of the Cobb County Board of Elections & Registration for eight years (2005-2013). She also received of many honors and awards.

Beverly and her husband of forty-eight years, Stephen, live in Marietta, GA. They have two children: son Brian (Rashan Ali) Smith, daughter Stacy (Jason) Frazier, and five grandchildren.