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Acting Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer: Tyra Dent Smith

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Department of Commerce

Tyra Dent Smith is a career civil servant with more than 30 years of federal service, currently serving as the Deputy Director, Office of Human Resources Management, Department of Commerce.  Previously Ms. Smith served as the Chief, Human Resources Division at the US Census Bureau (2000-2011). In addition to other senior management positions, Ms Smith was a Presidential Management Intern at Department of Treasury, Financial Management Service.  She received a bachelor’s degree from Hampton University and a Masters from Howard University. 

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