Renita Smith

Chief Programs Officer

Renita is a proven leader in driving superior performance, financial value, positive social impact for enterprises spanning the private and nonprofit sectors. She is passionate about creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces that enable companies to better reach and serve customers, employees, partners, suppliers, and their communities. In her role as Chief Programs Officer at Camber, Renita devises our strategic roadmap and lead the implementation of all programs, initiatives, and resources that will support the $887 Billion Outdoor Recreation Economy in building a diverse talent pipeline and creating inclusive hiring practices and workplaces.

In addition to devising brand strategy for an array of corporations, Renita led the publication of the State of Black Los Angeles Report in collaboration with a UCLA School of Public Policy research team. She also devised a program and evaluation strategy for the Urban League’s Neighborhoods@Work community and economic revitalization initiative in South Los Angeles in partnership with the University of Southern California.  

Renita serves on the boards of several organizations focused on health, education, and the arts. She is particularly passionate about helping to equip low-income, minority, and/or underrepresented young people actualize their potential in college, career, and beyond. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Stanford University and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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