LaShara Smith is a Senior Analytical Research Scientist with Tredegar Film Products, a film extrusion company. She has been with Tredegar for 13 years in various roles. She has been a member of the Ezibu Muntu board since 2007 managing marketing and public relations (includes print, social media and website support). LaShara is also a member of the senior performance company. Outside affiliations include being President of the National Society of Black Engineers Richmond Professionals Chapter and serves as secretary for the Richmond Minorities in Engineering Partnership Board, and co-lead of Richard Allen Young Adult Council at Third St. Bethel AME Church.