Lorna Smith


  • Expanded learning time, after-school & summer learning

Lorna Smith is CEO of Horizons National, a nonprofit that creates and supports a national network of educational programs for low income youth. Under her leadership, Horizons National has become a vital resource for its affiliates, sustaining a network with strong organizational identity and stability. Smith 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. Smith holds a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and a master’s from Cornell University. Smith is a founding board member for the National Network of Schools in Partnership, a membership organization of public and private schools which share a common goal of expanding educational opportunities for all young people.