Stephanie Smith is a dynamic, engaging public speaker and former president of a chapter of Toastmasters International. Most recently she was the Community Relations Director for a domestic violence agency. She has a marketing degree and has worked for industry giants such as Nordstrom & Godiva Chocolatier as well as specialty boutiques where she gained extensive experience in management, marketing, and customer service. She is a professional model and voice-over actor having worked for clients such as ShopHQ, Nordstrom, Target, and 3M. She is a classically trained vocalist and has sung at Carnegie Hall in NY, toured Europe with America's Youth in Concert, and performed in and directed many community theater productions. She co-created MASC (Marshall Area Stage Company), a theater company in southwest MN. She trained at the internationally known London Image Institute, The Australian Image Company, The Color Design Institute and had a successful Image Consulting Business for over 15 years. She trained as a Certified Therapeutic Coach with the Meta Institute. She is a certified water aerobics instructor for over 25 years and is scuba certified.
Her passion is empowering women. She has taken her performance skills, image consulting skills, and relationship skills and put them into a program to help young women be more confident as they approach adulthood. She has created A.C.E. Academy of Confidence Empowerment in order to do just that!