Lorna Smith

Chief Executive Officer
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Lorna Smith has served as CEO since 2007. Under her leadership, Horizons National has become a vital resource for its affiliates, sustaining a network with strong organizational identity, stability, and consistency. Lorna has shepherded the organization through a period of unprecedented growth and built a national presence for Horizons. She brings market research expertise, extensive client service in several industries, and has co-owned two businesses, both of which experienced substantial growth and enjoyed excellent reputations under her management. Lorna holds a B.A. from Wellesley College and an M.B.A. from Cornell University. She is a founding board member for the National Network of Schools in Partnership, an organization comprised of public-private partners who share a common goal of expanding educational opportunities for all young people, and is also a member of the NationSwell council, a national network of professionals who are passionate about service.