Terrell Smith 

Talent and Culture Specialist for Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI)

Terrell is the Talent and Culture Specialist for Coordinated Care Services, Inc. (CCSI). There he supports talent and culture initiatives, as set by the Chief Diversity Officer (CDO), Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), with executing relevant strategies that advance CCSI’s organizational DEI goals and initiatives.

Terrell is a graduate of St. John Fisher College with a double major in Sociology and Criminology. He also earned his master’s degree in Education Policy from the University of Rochester in 2020 with a focus on transformative program evaluation.

Terrell is a board member of The Hub585, Inc. and Generation Two. He is also a member of the NAACP Rochester Branch and the ROC2025 Talent Strategy Working Group. His professional experience, paired with his formal education, has informed him substantially regarding the inequities related to housing, health care, education, employment, criminal justice, and mental health. As an elementary school teacher, Terrell had the opportunity to activate and support the agency of over one hundred fifty students and their families to exert their power and knowledge within racially oppressive systems.

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