Tamika Curry SmithFounder and president, The TCS Group, Inc

Curry Smith leads The TCS Group, Inc., a human resources and diversity and inclusion consulting firm. She helps clients resolve human resources and diversity-related issues that impact business and organizational performance. Before founding The TCS Group, Curry Smith was the director of diversity for both Target Corporation and Deloitte Consulting.

Surprising fact: “I’m a huge football fan. I love to watch college and NFL games and I’m usually the only woman in my Fantasy Football league.”

Biggest challenge: “People assuming I’m inexperienced due to my petite size and young-looking appearance. I overcome those perceptions by being confident, establishing credibility, then showing the value I bring.”

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