Aaron Smith

Vice Chair Board

Aaron is Chief Operating Officer at the OMNI Institute, a Denver-based research and evaluation nonprofit consultancy focused on accelerating positive social change in the nonprofit, philanthropic, and government sectors.  Aaron leads OMNI’s strategic planning, growth strategy, and all internal operations. Prior to joining OMNI, Aaron held strategy and operational roles in the nonprofit and education sectors and spent many years as a consultant in domestic local and economic development strategy and real estate economics.  Aaron has an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin and relocated to Denver in 2018 with his wife and two children after stints in Berkeley, Brooklyn, DC, Los Angeles, Dallas, Austin, and New Hampshire.