Ian Smith

Job Title: Managing Director
Company: Alvarez and Marsal
Industry: Management Consulting
Mentor Since: Fall 2002
Will Mentor: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Early Career MBA
Mentor Type: Albers


Job Description

Partner responsible for growing talent, developing business and delivering of high quality outcomes for my clients.

Company Description

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) delivers performance improvement, turnaround management and business advisory services to help organizations transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action.

Employment History

I have worked in the consulting industry for over 25 years across the following companies: Alvarez and Marsal 2017 - present Hitachi Consulting 2002 - 2016 Arthur Andersen 1996 - 2002 Deloitte 1994 - 1995


Seattle University BABA with a concentration in Accounting

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Happy to discuss any topics that are priority for the mentor group, some of the topics that I have discussed in the past include: - Careers in consulting - Discuss the types of projects that consultants perform (day in the life of discussions). 

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

A mixture of in-person and virtual