Shawntell McWilliams

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Shawntell McWilliams is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana and now resides in Houston, Texas. Shawntell holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Wiley College in Marshall, Texas. She has also earned a Master of Science degree in Human Services Administration with a Concentration in Fund Development and Grant Writing from Louisiana State University, and a Post Master’s degree as an Education Specialist in Education Leadership. 

Shawntell believes all students should have the opportunity to pursue and complete a post secondary education regardless of their socioeconomic background. For ten years, Shawntell served as a College Administrator and Professor which lead to her mentoring over 1,000 college students. 

Shawntell is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Education with a concentration in Leadership from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. In addition, she is certified in Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol from The Protocol School of Washington.

An entrepreneur and philanthropist with a passion to serve the community, in 2017 Shawntell founded SM Global Consulting, LLC. She realized there was a need to forge small and medium size businesses, nonprofit organizations, social influencers, and philanthropists in order to provide a greater value to the community with a targeted approach. A passion of serving the community, Shawntell has enthusiastically volunteered in her community chairing over fifteen fundraisers for local and national non-profit organizations raising millions of dollars. She has also mentored aspiring philanthropists with their philanthropic brand and vision.

Shawntell has received numerous awards and recognitions for her work in the community and business acumen. Her awards include the Pan Hellenic Council Mover and Shakers Award, National Women of Achievement Pillar of Strength, 2017 ABC-13 Woman of Distinction by Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, 2017 and 2018 Role Model from Greater Houston Women Chamber of Commerce, 2018 Houston Chronicle Best Dressed benefiting March of Dimes, St Jude’s Cancer and Research Hospital Philanthropy Award, Houston League of Business and Professional Women Trailblazer Award, 2018 Texas Children’s Hospital Community Champion, 2019 Outstanding Advocate by Houston International Trade Development Council and Top 30 Influential Women of Houston.

Shawntell is affiliated with numerous organizations such as The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary, The Links, Inc., Junior League of Houston, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Leadership Houston, Class 34. She also, currently, serves on the board of Greater Houston Women Chamber of Commerce and the Advisory Council for Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation South Texas Chapter.

A proud breast cancer survivor, Shawntell lives by the Chinese proverb, “The journey is the reward”. She is happily married to Keith McWilliams.


About Our Company

Modern Design

SM Global Consulting, LLC is an exclusive consulting company that assist nonprofit organizations, small/medium businesses, and individuals. Our focus is assisting and developing philanthropic branding, giving platforms, and specialized fundraisers. With over fifteen years of nonprofit experience, fundraising, and event production, SM Global Consulting is committed to creating social change through creative customized strategies.


What We Do

Community Relations

Provides small and medium sized companies with a customized community relations plan, which concentrates on increasing community visibility, building mutual relationships, and providing a competitive edge that leads to sustainable success through effective implementation. 

Non-Profit Organizations

Equips nonprofit organizations to achieve their philanthropic goals and accomplish their mission through collaborative efforts, partnerships, and expanding resources. There are specialized training programs and events for nonprofits with less than 5 years’ experience. 


Assist individuals with their giving platform(s) and ensure they are strategically aligned with causes they are passionate about, along with establishing philanthropic goals focused on proliferating resources.  

Event Production

Full service event Production Company tailored with an emphasis on creating lasting impressions and memorable experiences.  

Corporate Etiquette and

International Protocol Training 

Training programs of in-depth learning on current behaviors and accepted practices in protocol and etiquette. Programs are customized to the client and provide understanding for today's complex environments.


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