Theo Smith

Head of Talent

Theo joins vChief as Head of Talent with a decade of experience in the Talent and HR space for public charter schools in NYC, Denver, and Washington D.C.

He began his journey in public service with Teach for America in Washington D.C. as an Algebra I and Geometry teacher.

In addition to his service in K-12 education, Theo is also an Army National Guard veteran. In his work, he is passionate about creating equitable talent systems, building diverse and inclusive teams, and fostering sustainable and collaborative cultures.

Theo holds a BA in Sociology and African-American Studies from University of Virginia and Master’s in Educational Leadership from The Broad Center (TBR 2018-20).

He resides in the DC region. Outside of work, he enjoys breweries, bbq, sports, and spending time with his family.


  • Talent Management
  • Human Resources


  • MBA, The Broad Center
  • BA, University of Virginia


  • Education
  • Team Building

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