Dr. I. Leon Smith
President & CEO
Dr. I. Leon Smith is President and Chief Executive Officer of Professional Examination Service (PES), an office he has held since January 1, 1998.
Dr. Smith joined PES as a Division Director in 1979, was promoted to Vice-President for Programs that same year, and subsequently became Senior Vice-President in 1993.
has a broad experience in managing large-scale examination programs for licensure and certification organizations and in conducting research programs and policy studies.
He is an acknowledged expert on credentialing policy and practice and has presented and on issues related to credentialing assessment.