Corey Smith is currently Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion at LVMH Inc. As such, Mr. Smith leads all Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives for North America for the LVMH portfolio of luxury brands. Prior to joining LVMH in September of 2020, Corey was Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Major League Baseball. With over 20 years in Diversity & Inclusion (D&I), Corey has worked in several industries including manufacturing, technology, education, consumer products, entertainment, media, and sports.
Mr. Smith’s overall D&I experience includes creating inclusive hiring programs designed to recruit more diverse talent, as well as implementing workforce initiatives for the equitable growth and advancement of internal talent. Corey has also led external D&I strategies focused on diversifying customer engagement, growth marketing strategies and experiential activations focused on inclusion. Finally, Corey has also created Supplier Diversity initiatives around inclusion in corporate supply chain resulting in economic impact for diverse businesses.
Mr. Smith has served on several boards including Diversity Information Resources (DIR) and served as Board Chair for the NY/NJ Minority Supplier Development Council. Mr. Smith holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a MBA, both from Columbia University.