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Lee Smiley

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Lee Smiley is a lecturer in the University of Louisville College of Business. Outside of the University, he is a seasoned human resources professional with over two decades of general HR experience in the retail, food service, manufacturing & distribution, and tech industries. His specialties include employee relations, change management, training & development, and HR technology. He has his MBA in Human Resources Management and is a Senior Certified Professional with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP). Additionally, Lee has served on the Board of Directors for the Louisville chapter of SHRM (LSHRM) and the statewide selection committee for the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program, which he attended in 1993.


  • MBA (Human Resource Management) Bethel University
  • BS (Management & Organizational Development) Bethel University
  • SHRM-SCP (Professional certification) Society of Human Resource Management