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Vicki Smith

Vice President, Public Relations and Marketing

As Vice President of Public Relations and Marketing for Truman Medical Centers (TMC) health system, Smith provides corporate leadership and strategic direction for all of TMC's communications, marketing, brand management and public relations.

With more than 20 years of business experience in the energy, telecommunications, and not-for-profit sectors, Smith's career has included leadership in strategic planning and communications, business/product development, brand management, marketing and operations.

Prior to joining TMC in 2007, Smith had been both an entrepreneur of a marketing ideation business and a corporate marketing executive for two Fortune 100 companies. Smith's corporate experience included Aquila, Inc., an international energy company where she served as Vice President of Marketing and Brand Management. In this role, Smith managed a number of challenges and opportunities including the development of marketing strategy to differentiate the brand and increase sales; re-launching the corporate brand; launch the brand internationally into five countries and co-directing the communications for an IPO.

At Sprint, she held several management roles in the areas of international B2B program development, product/service line marketing which included the launch of the first smart phone technology and partnership alliance management. In the non-profit sector, Smith managed group home operations, community advocacy and counseling services for an organization serving the developmentally disabled.

Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from William Jewell College and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Missouri. Her civic involvement and support has included the Association of Retarded Citizens, the Humane Society, American Heart Association, Central Exchange, United Way, Chamber of Commerce, JDRF and the TMC Charitable Foundation.



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