Wayman F. Smith III, Esq.
The Smith Partnership, PC
Wayman F. Smith III, Esq., a member since 1989 and Chairman from 1991- 1995, is Senior Partner at The Smith Partnership, PC, St. Louis, Missouri. He was Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Anheuser-Busch Companies, and a member of the board of directors of Anheuser-Busch, Inc.; a Partner in the law firm of Wilson, Smith, & McCullin; a Judge in the St. Louis Municipal Court; and Director of Conciliation for the Missouri Commission on Human Rights. For 16 years, he was a member of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen and the Board of Police Commissioners.
He earned a B.A. degree from Monmouth University, and a J.D. degree from Howard University School of Law. His numerous civic board memberships include: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation; National Urban League; National Association of Sickle Cell Disease, Inc.; St. Louis Symphony; and St. Louis Metropolitan YMCA. The current Chairman of the Board of Regents of Harris Stowe State University, he is also listed in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in Black America. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Missouri, Mound City, and National Bar Associations.