Angela D. Smith is founder and owner of ADsmith Marketing & Advertising. She serves as ADsmith’s ambassador to clients and the community. She utilizes her extensive expertise and more than thirty years in the industry to form big picture marketing strategy for clients, prospects and staff. In addition to leading client marketing strategies, Angela mentors ADsmith associates, approves employee work, develops new products and revenue sources for ADsmith and our clients, and demands personal and financial accountability from each staff member for continued profitability and growth.
A lifelong Springfieldian and graduate of Glendale High School, Angela graduated Summa Cum Laude from Missouri State University (then Southwest Missouri State University) with a BA in English.
ADsmith is Angela’s fifth and final agency. She served as Vice President at Young & Company for nearly nine years before moving to Greene Marketing, then Perkin Marketing, and finally TPS Media Group, where she was a Partner/Vice President, before she formed ADsmith. Additionally, Angela worked as a copywriter for KICK radio out of college, then spent two years as an Admissions Representative for Drury University. Between agency jobs, Angela worked as Marketing Manager for Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper, for whom she had formerly worked as Account Executive/Media Buyer at Young & Company.
With ADsmith as her legacy, Angela is committed to ensuring the company provides creative, accountable marketing results for clients.
MORE ABOUT ANGELA
If you had to get a tattoo on your forehead, what would it be?
The ADsmith logo
Favorite song to sing in the shower:
“Singing in the Rain”
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view—until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” OR “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”
The title of your autobiography:
I Did It My Way
What is your favorite word?
What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
I wanted to be a jockey and race horses when I was a kid. But now I would either buy another business or do something in the not-for-profit arena.