Office of Innovate Carolina

Kennetha Smith

Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Kennetha Smith is the executive assistant to Judith Cone and brings considerable experience in media and event planning to support projects in the Office of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. Prior to her time at UNC-Chapel Hill, Kennetha spent five years working in state government, where she was special assistant to then-Governor Beverly Perdue, in addition to holding other communications and events positions in the Office of the Governor. Kennetha is a graduate of UNC-Greensboro with a focus on history and political science.