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Smith, Stephane

Stephane L. Smith, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Vice President

About Stephane

Employees are the backbone of every organization, yet many employers feel they lack the proper resources to effectively manage their workforce. For more than two decades, Stephane Smith has helped employers throughout the U.S. address challenges and implement policies and programs that drive growth and achieve organizational goals.

As Vice President of Workforce Strategies for RKL Virtual Management Solutions, Stephane directs the firm’s comprehensive suite of outsourced HR and compensation services. She leads a team of HR advisors who fill key roles for employers, including compensation analysis, performance management, compliance, recruitment and full outsourcing of the HR function.

An eternal optimist, Stephane’s positive attitude, open mind and collaborative approach continually earn the trust and confidence of her team and clients. She knows that each engagement is an opportunity to help regional employers manage complexities, overcome challenges and seize opportunities related to their most important asset – their people.


  • B.A., Millersville University, Psychology

Professional Activities & Memberships

  • Lancaster Society of Human Resource Management, Member
  • Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), Member
  • Junior Achievement of Central Pennsylvania, Classroom Volunteer, Past Young Women’s Symposium Co-Chair and Past Board Member


Stephane lives in Lancaster with her husband, Bowen, their two children and their Bernese Mountain dog. She enjoys running, playing tennis, baking, reading, spending time at her family cabin in Northern Pennsylvania, traveling and hiking. A Wyoming native, she enjoys spending time out west among the Rocky Mountains. She’s most proud of her recent accomplishment of summiting her first 14er, the 14,265-ft. Quandary Peak in Breckenridge, Colorado, alongside her brother and sister.