Jerry Smith, MBA

Institute on Community Integration
College of Education and Human Development
University of Minnesota
102 Pattee Hall
150 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0223
 
Phone: 612-624-4336
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: December 20, 2018

 

Primary Activity Coordinators: Information/Dissemination
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Principal Audio/Visual Media
 
Discipline(s): Liberal Arts & Sciences
Humanities
& General Studies
Marketing and business administration
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Research: documentary film, media, disability history, self-advocacy, marketing, communications
Education: MBA from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.
Bachelor of Science in philosophy from Central Michigan University.

Vita/Bio

Jerry Smith is a communications leader and filmmaker specializing in documentary and social issue media. In his role as Media Producer/Director with the Research and Training Center on Community Living at the University of Minnesota’s Institute on Community Integration, Jerry has directed dozens of award-winning films for broadcast, DVD, and web delivery that promote greater awareness and understanding of disability issues. As the principal of Verso Creative, a communications company in Minneapolis, he produces documentaries, PSAs, and promotional films for corporate, government, and nonprofit clients. His films have received over 75 awards at juried festivals. Jerry holds an MBA in Marketing from University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.