Jeremy Smith currently serves as Co-President and Executive Director of the Rainwater Charitable Foundation. Smith joined the Rainwater Charitable Foundation in April of 2009 and assumed the role of Executive Director in 2011. He directs the foundation’s giving in the areas of K-12 education, medical research and education-related gifts in India and East Africa.
Prior to joining Rainwater, Smith worked in management consulting for four years, first with McKinsey & Company and later as an Associate Director with DenuoSource LLC. Prior to McKinsey, he worked in operations research at Merck & Co.
Fluent in Spanish and proficient in Chinese, Smith is a graduate of the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Divinity School. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arkansas with a BS in engineering. During college he spent one year teaching in an elementary classroom and received a District Outstanding Teacher of the Year award. Smith also currently serves as a board member at Reading Partners, Dallas Zero to Five Funders Collaborative, TFA DFW Board of Advisors, and First Three Years.