Thomas Smith

An award-winning author and speaker, Thomas Smith’s dedication, leadership and passion are shown in his thirty plus years of community involvement. He earned undergraduate degrees in economics and business management and graduate degrees in administration and executive leadership. In addition, after more than twenty five years in public service, Smith earned a Certificate in Non-Profit Management at the University of Pennsylvania’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies. Thomas has been interested in musical programs since he was young when he experienced live concerts as a member of his local Fine Arts Association. In college, he was Chair and Board member for the Campus Activities Board and Convocation Series which included arranging musical concert events. Also, he produced an annual summer concert event for symphony orchestra. He feels that the student concert program of the Palm Springs Community Concert Association changes lives and is very valuable to the community by providing a great influence on students' future interest for live music.