Dr. Kelly Smith is a consultant and vice president in Springsted’s Public Education Group. He previously served for 24 years as superintendent in Minnesota, in several outstate districts and is a past President of the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA). Dr. Smith also has experience as a school district business manager in Minnesota. Dr. Smith brings a number of skills to the Springsted team including experience in school district re-organization, facilitating bond & operating levy campaigns, developing budgets and finding financial solutions to issues faced by school districts today. Dr. Smith holds a Doctorate of Education in Educational Policy and Administration from University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration from Mankato State University, Minnesota; and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics Education from University of Minnesota, Morris, Minnesota.