Senior Consultant – Mia Smith
Mrs. Mia Smith serves Global XLR as Project Manager and Assistant to CEO, responsible for clients’ project research, evaluation, and business strategies. Mrs. Smith cofounded Lycos Inc. in 2009, where she was responsible for Marketing and Public Relation. In 2010, Mrs. Smith successfully raised grant from ExxonMobil to cover 2 years of Lycos Inc. marketing expenses. Mrs. Smith also served as Marketing Consultant in Augment Marketing Group and LaCosta International, later on formed Xpanding US, which helps Houston and Chinese businesses’ oversea expansion by providing consulting, web and mobile site and application design and development services.
Mrs. Smith graduated from Yan’an University Accounting program in 2007, and Texas Southern University MBA program in 2010. As one of the best MBA students of the Jesse H. Jones School of Business, Mrs. Smith earned multiple scholarships from the Business School and its alumni affiliates, local Chamber of Commerce, Emerging Minority Business Leaders, and National Women’s Business Council. As part of some scholarships, Mrs. Smith was sponsored by Women’s Business Council, Ernst and Young, ExxonMobil, Home Depot and Jesse H. Jones Business School and attended multiple national and regional business conferences, including NMSDC (National Minority Supplier Diversity Council), WBENC (Women’s Business Enterprise National Council) and many others. During the two-year MBA study, Mrs. Smith has also won multiple awards at university case studies as well as local and national business plan competitions.