Directory & Faculty Profiles

Daryl Smith, MBA

I was born and raised in northern New Jersey. I received by Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Science and a graduate level Program Management Certification from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). In 1996, I relocated to Atlanta, Georgia and obtained a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA). Since the summer of 1987 I have traveled around the country working for corporate America and in the public-sector, such as New York City Housing Authority, Nabisco Brands, Pepsi Cola, EDS, Nextel Communications, BellSouth, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon. I have over 25 years of information technology and computer science experience, 20 years in the telecom industry. I am Senior Technical Architect encompassing Enterprise, Infrastructure, and Solutions. Knowledge in IT infrastructure, strategical planning, architectural design, enterprise solutions, capacity planning, business process improvements, data center infrastructure, data center air cooling strategies, capacity planning, system performance, security, automation, migrations, disaster recovery, and hands-on implementations. I am highly involved in the community, my fraternity and a non-profit foundation established for education. My hobbies are golfing, exercising, traveling, and motorcycles.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
Blog Posts Published


American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


Primary College or School: 
College of Doctoral Studies