Tony Smith


Senior Consultant- Innovation and Effectiveness

As a Senior Consultant for innovation and effectiveness, Tony plays a critical role in the implementation of CWDC's initiatives by providing oversight to the division’s project management functions and delivering high-quality technical assistance opportunities to external partners. As Project Officer, Tony serves as an internal coordinator and hub of information and resource generation who works to strengthen the team's capacity to effectively manage projects and ensures project teams have what they need to reach deliverables on time and in accordance with CWDC’s strategic vision. Before joining CWDC in 2022, Tony served as a higher education and career development administrator for 20 years, provided workforce research and consulting to the US Department of Energy at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion consulting for Colorado Inclusive Economy. Tony holds a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Northern Colorado. In his free time, Tony enjoys spending time with family & friends, reading, cooking, and Denver's restaurant scene.