Will Smith

Senior Principal

will-smithWill Smith is a Senior Principal at McChrystal Group and the Director of Business Development. In this role, Will focuses on expanding the firm's regional presence and client base, as well as forming partnerships on behalf of the firm.

Will joined McChrystal Group in 2011 and was the engagement manager for the firm's first client, a multinational consumer goods company, from 2011 to 2013. Since 2013, he has managed and contributed to engagements with clients in investment banking, software, mining, and national security. In 2017, he moved to an internal role working on firm-wide growth strategy and execution.

Prior to joining McChrystal Group, Will worked for PwC, where he advised healthcare and national security clients. Will served as an Armor Officer in the Army National Guard from 2010 to 2018, departing at the rank of Captain. He served in Qatar for one year, where he focused on partnership-building with the host nation's military.

He received a Bachelor of Arts in Government, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He is currently enrolled in the Executive MBA program at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.