Tamika Curry Smith is President of The TCS Group, Inc., a firm that provides human resources and diversity and inclusion (D&I) solutions to a broad range of clients in a variety of industries. With 20 years of consulting and human resources experience, Tamika brings a unique set of skills to help clients resolve issues that impact business and organizational performance. Whether it’s conducting training across the country, working with entrepreneurs to improve their business operations, helping organizations launch D&I initiatives and form D&I steering committees, or serving as a public speaker at workshops and conferences, Tamika utilizes her passion for people to help her clients drive real change in their organizations.
Tamika started her career with Deloitte & Touche, where she obtained her CPA license and performed accounting and auditing services. She then joined Deloitte Consulting, where she gained experience in both general management and retail consulting. Her consulting engagements focused on strategy, operations, supply chain, and process improvement.
Tamika then took on the role of Director of Diversity Programs for Deloitte Consulting, where her responsibilities included leading the design and execution of Deloitte’s diversity strategy in the Americas and coordinating initiatives with senior management.
Before founding The TCS Group, Tamika was the Director of Diversity at Target Corporation, where she was responsible for developing the diversity strategy for Target’s corporate headquarters, stores, and distribution centers and leading the organization’s focus on diversity recruitment, retention, awareness, communication, and measurement.
Ms. Curry Smith earned a BBA in Accounting with High Distinction from the University of Michigan. She also obtained an MBA in Organizational Behavior, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship from the Kellogg School of Management.
Tamika has shared her expertise as a speaker and facilitator at many events, such as the Conference Board Leadership & Management Seminars, the NSHMBA Conference, the NBMBAA Conference, and the Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity & Inclusion. In addition, Ms. Curry Smith has been quoted in numerous publications, including the New York Times Magazine, DiversityInc, and Adweek.