Ms. Smith has an insurance industry background working in agency marketing and customer service. She was actively involved in media during her college years at Arizona State University as a member in the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Additionally, Ms. Smith was a regularly published news writer for one of the ASU student newspapers. In her final undergraduate project she co-created a strategic communication plan for the annual “NASA Means Business Competition” facilitated by the Texas Space Grant Consortium.
Ms. Smith earned her Bachelors degree from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication where she majored in Public Relations and minored in United States history.