Joi Smith
Alexandria, VA

Joi Smith

VP of People

Joi Smith

VP of People

Joi is responsible and accountable for leading people strategy and operations for both Mechanism and its portfolio companies. Joi is a passionate people leader and brand builder dedicated to serving in transformative organizations that recognize how the candidate and employee experiences can positively impact the bottom line, and leverage both to create amazing places to work.

Joi graduated from the University of Colorado-Boulder with a degree in Journalism and Advertising. Years later, after the People Operations passion took hold, she attended Golden Gate University where she earned her MBA in Human Resources Management.

 Joi brings over 15 years of people management experience in the startup world serving companies across business consulting, technology consulting, security analytics, e-commerce and healthcare technology industries.

Joi has 3 furbabies, loves dancing and baking and is a Peloton enthusiast and running masochist.

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