Patricia Malone-Smith


Patricia Malone-Smith is the Workforce Development Manager for the Urban League of Middle TN. where she oversees the Workforce Development Programs, and is responsible for ensuring participants receive a sustainable and livable wage job.

Malone-Smith has worked in various roles to include working for the State of Ohio for 17 years, including Human Resources, Small and Minority Business, Community Block Grants, Training and Development, two school districts, and various companies within Human Resources.

Malone-Smith served in the Air National Guard for six years, and she holds a master’s of Science Degree in Administration (with a specified focus in Human Resource Management) from Central Michigan University; a bachelor of science degree in Organizational Development from Wilberforce University; an associate of liberal arts degree from Columbus State Community College; a Certified Business Advisor License from the University of Toledo, and she is a Certified Leadership Coach.

She is currently the President for the National Hook-up of Black Women, Inc. Nashville Chapter, and National Board Secretary, the Executive Director for Greater Love Kingdom Building Church and serves on the Advisory committee for Rebuilding Together Nashville. Malone-Smith is active throughout Middle Tennessee, advocating for women, children, and the elderly.

She is extremely passionate about impacting lives and creating a smile wherever she goes! She has a daughter, Marquelle, and is married to Jeffrey Smith.