Giving you the clarity and confidence you need to succeed.



convene & collaboratE 

Excellent meetings start with good design and masterful facilitation.  From launching a funding collaborative to leading high-stakes decision making, we deliver clear results.

plan & implement

Bold ideas are not enough. We identify strategies that reflect your deepest commitments and highest values.  Then, we help you to build a step-by-step plan for action. 

clariFy & change

Strengthening your organization requires both vision and skill. We support leaders in exploring practices and structures that help their organizations grow. 


What Our Clients Say

Anyone who is able to handle a group of facilitators has certainly earned her stripes, and if that person can teach those “process experts” new tricks, well now you’ve really got our attention. Ms. Smith, we are listening!

— Curtis Ogden, Senior Associate, Interaction Institute for Social Change


I could really feel the love and commitment you have for our black LGBT community and the organizations that support us.

— John D. Patton, Board President, Brothers United


Perfect person to lead this discussion – able to deal with complex, sensitive issues without flinching, good at working with big groups.”

—  anonymous comment, philanthropy and racial justice training 


Mistinguette conducted a training for our Executive Board on how to build a truly diverse organization. She was masterful in walking us through difficult changes and keeping the group focused and engaged.

— Lee Evans, Leadership Development Coordinator, SEIU 1199


Not only was Mistinguette able to synthesize and articulate the core elements of NPP’s current work, she was able to help us chart a bold, effective and measurable way forward.

— Jo Comerford, Executive Director, National Priorities Project




M Smith Consulting LLC is certified as a Minority Owned/ Woman Owned/ LGBT Owned Business