Anne Marie Smith

Contributing Faculty
College of Management and Human Potential
Doctor of Information Technology (DIT)

Dr. Anne Marie Smith is an enterprise information management professional with experience across numerous industries. She has exceptional, demonstrated skills in strategic data management consulting, metadata management, data warehouse design and development, data management methodology development and implementation, and data governance program development and implementation. Anne Marie performed business requirements gathering and analysis engagements, developed data architectures using a variety of frameworks (e.g., TOGAF, FEAF), is an expert in logical data and process modeling and is known for her facilitation capabilities for diverse teams.

Anne Marie has significant experience as an educator to adult populations, including in business, technology management, and related areas. She has taught at a variety of institutions, including in-person and online, and has developed numerous courses and programs in her areas of expertise. Her research areas include data strategy, data governance program development and implementation, and the use of frameworks and methodologies to support effective data management implementation.

Anne Marie serves as a Contributing Faculty in Graduate IT Programs - Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and Data Science at Walden University.

Dr. Smith is a certified data management professional and certified business intelligence professional (CDMP / CBIP) and earned a PhD in Management Information Systems (MIS). Anne Marie also holds some industry certifications, including an Associate in Risk Management (ARM). She has served as an officer with the Data Management Association (DAMA) and with the Insurance Data Management Association (IDMA).


PhD, Northcentral University

MBA, La Salle University

BA, La Salle University

Awards / Honors

DAMA-I Professional Achievement Award, DAMA-I, 2015

International Institute for Information Management - Fellow, International Institute for Information Management, 2020


Smith, A. (2018). Data Governance Program Development - Strategies and Challenges. IAIABC

Smith, A. (2019). Data Management Strategy, a half-day Workshop to Apply Concepts for Effective Execution, . DAMA International

Smith, A. (2019). Enterprise Data Management Overview, an all-day Workshop of Concepts and Implementation Techniques. IDMA