Adam Lorenzo Smith is the Chief Operating Officer for the Georgia Micro Enterprise
Network. Smith’s professional career spans more than 25 years in legal, business, and
government work in Atlanta.
He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Morehouse College, Masters in Public
Health from the Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public
Health, and a Juris Doctorate from the Georgetown University Law Center. In the legal arena,
Smith served as a Partner in the Business Law Group of the international law firm, Holland &
Knight LLP, where he practiced law in the Business and Corporate Law Group, and represented
for and non-profit clients on various complex and general corporate and business matters. In
government, Smith led a city department on the purchase of goods and services to assist city
departments in their operations.
A dedicated and long-time community advocate and volunteer, Smith has served on the
boards of several institutions, businesses, and community and faith-based organizations. He’s
travelled extensively and has worked on business, health care and government projects
throughout Africa and East Asia. Smith has a keen interest in and passion for criminal justice
reform and dedicates time to re-entry and the development of employment opportunities for
those involved in the system. Smith is a “doting daughter’s dad” and is the very proud father of
Aria Leah Smith, a college student.