M.D. Smith is an entrepreneur, teacher, mentor, author, activist, motivational speaker, retired professional basketball player, and coach. She graduated from Lynn Classical High School (1982) and Brown University (1986), completing a dual major in Organizational Behavior & Management and African-American Studies.
M.D. Smith is Founder & Consultant, dba Mission Possible:Collaborative (Est. 1990).
Michelle's personal strengths are attention to details, creative thinking, excellent oral & written communication / interpersonal / organizational / public relations / time management skills. Additionally, Michelle is fluent in Conversational Spanish & Portuguese. MP:C has (3) subsidiaries: (i) S.T.R.I.V.E. (1990) — Success Through Resilience Imagination Values Education is a college scholarship fund & entrepreneurship training program for urban youth (10-16) & young adults (17-22). (ii) M.D. Smith Publications (2002)—a marketing & p.r. entity that promotes the published creative writings of M.D. Smith and talented, creative writers identified by M.D. Smith Publications (iii) C.A.$.H., Inc. (2006 ) Cash Asset Services Holdings,Inc.—facilitates wholesale real estate investment transactions.
M.D. Smith’s professional certifications include the Mass Mentoring Partnership and the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (now Network For teaching Entrepreneurship [NFTE]).
Michelle’s personal philosophy is “I’m a student of life and a lifelong student.” Michelle’s community activities span through her residential, college alumni, and professional communities. She has (25) + years of experience with youth & young adults from all walks of life. She is a passionate supporter of the arts, culture, education, and history; Brown Student Alumni Network, Brown Alumni Schools Committee, and Brown University Entrepreneurship Program.
For leisure, Michelle enjoys spending quality time with family & friends, attending arts & cultural events, basketball, biking, creative writing, movies (especially classics), reading, tennis, traveling, and walking.