Brett Smith has been the Director of the Lehigh University SBDC and has been with the SBDC since 2014. Prior to becoming Director in 2019, Brett was Associate Director, program coordinator for the Lehigh Export Network (LEXNET), and worked with the Southeast PA PTAC.
Brett is currently studying for his Doctorate in Public Administration from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and received his MBA in international business from Lehigh University. His BA is in international studies and economics from the University of Richmond and studied abroad in Mexico, Chile, and Argentina. He is a NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) and a member of the statewide Pennsylvania SBDC International Trade team. In the community, Brett serves on committees with the Allentown Economic Development Corporation, the LV Workforce Development Board, LV Meet the Buyers, and the SkillsUSA Elmer Gates Enterprise Awards.