DR. LEE SMITHSON BURD
Lee has her PhD in psychology. In 1997, she began working with executives at the Menninger Leadership Center, the corporate consulting division of the Menninger Foundation.
After Menninger, Lee moved to New York City and was a staff consultant with RHR International. A native of Kansas City, she and her husband returned to the area in 2005 and she formed her own management consulting firm, Smithson Burd Advisors, LLC.
Though the majority of Lee's work is in the Greater Kansas City area, she has clients in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Indianapolis, New York and Texas.