“Curator of a Bigger Vision Within,” Mark V. Smith specializes in speaking from his personal experience of trials and tribulations in life. His desire to chronicle CHOICES and share the “journey” of his life, resonates with everyone at our core personally and professionally.
Smith served as Vice President of MACCA (Middle Atlantic Career Counseling Association), and former RESEA (Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment) facilitator for the Department of Labor. In those previous roles, he used his gifts to share words of perseverance that helped individuals push forward through adversity. Mark has received standing ovations when he spoke on topics such as GROWTH, PURPOSE, and LEGACY at venues across the country. In 2023, he recorded his famous talk on GROWTH at TEDx Cole Park. An alumni of The Ohio State University, he has a strong passion for mentoring. Smith lives with his wife, Tasha, in Laurel, MD.
He is an nationally acclaimed award winning STRIVE (Support Training Results in Valuable Employees) trainer in Baltimore MD. His teachings and guidance have changed the lives of thousands of men and women not only in Maryland, but nationwide.
With his podcast, "The Process", he outlines and breaks down SITUATIONS we all go through, and offers insight on methods to defeat the storms in life. Known for his clever use of acronyms within his messages, Smith gives listeners a way to remember key points as we GROW FORWARD. Mark's signature vision statement “Your Why is Greater Than Your Situation Which is Part of Your PROCESS", gives us the perspective that we are always GROWING .