Author Profile

Sharina Smith | Owner, Encouraging Potential

Current Position and Past Experience
Sharina Smith is currently an Instructor of Business at Ozarks Technical Community College, scheduled to begin teaching in Spring 2014, and a Subject Matter Expert at Western Governors University. Smith has also served as an adjunct faculty member online and in the classroom for Drury University, Southwest Baptist University, University of Phoenix and Missouri State University-West Plains.

In 2002, she started a company called Encouraging Potential LLC, where she continues to help individuals and organizations reach their full potential.

Prior to taking on her current role, Smith served as the Vice President of Marketing, US, at Enactus. This followed nearly seven years as the Senior Director of Marketing and Communications at Southwest Baptist University. She also served as the Executive Editor of SBU Life and as an Internship Advisor for business, communications and commercial art students, and has taught as an adjunct instructor.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Smith earned her BA in English from Bryn Mawr College in 1986. In 1993 she earned her MSA in Leadership for Women from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. A member of Delta Mu Delta, she expects to earn her DBA in Business Administration from Northcentral University.

You can find Smith on Twitter @sharinasmith as well as through her LinkedIn profile.
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