Ross Alum Named One of the Top 25 Influential Black Women of 2018


Congratulations are in order for Tamika Curry Smith, BBA ‘95, on making the Top 25 Influential Black Women in Business list of 2018. She has been invited to accept an award from The Network Journal and Morgan Stanley at a New York City ceremony this week.

Curry Smith is currently the head of diversity and inclusion for Mercedes-Benz USA.

She has enjoyed an impressive career: She was previously the president of TCS Group, Inc., a firm that provides human resources and diversity and inclusion solutions; the director of diversity at Target Corporation; and director of diversity for Deloitte Consulting.

An active and enthusiastic Michigan Ross alum, Curry Smith serves on the Michigan Ross Alumni Board of Governors. She is also on the board of directors of the Georgia Diversity Council and the Atlanta Diversity Management Advocacy Group.

After earning her Ross BBA in accounting, she went on to earn an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management in 1999.

Congratulations, Tamika! Go Blue!

View the full list of 2018 Top Influential Black Women in Business