Wilbert Smith, Ph.D., Author/Producer

Wilbert Goshen1Wilbert Smith, Ph.D. is an author and award-winning filmmaker who strives to capture the essence and power of the human spirit. Outgoing and articulate, Wilbert holds a Master of Arts Degree in Special Education and a Ph.D. in Business Management.

“I have had an opportunity to do a number of wonderful things in my life. If I had to pick those that meant the most, they would be the activities that allowed the greatest impact on the lives of young people—the election to my local school board, and my appointment as Director of Child Development Programs by the governor of California..”

Wilbert also served as a prestigious member of California’s Community Colleges Board of Governors,contributing to the establishment of policy and procedure for the state’s more than one hundred community colleges. He has also taught in the School of Business at Pasadena City College where he educated and inspired others with messages of education and hard work. As an author and filmmaker, Wilbert’s messages of education and hard work are clearly portrayed in Hole in the Head: A Life Revealed, which focuses on the life of Vertus Hardiman.

Wilbert once stated, “Vertus profoundly changed my life by inspiring me to choose resilience in the face of adversity. I used to complain about many things, but after being touched by him, I am now aware of and grateful for the many daily blessings I enjoy.”

When not writing, filmmaking or adding guidance to the lives of others, Wilbert owns and operates an insurance agency in Altadena, California where specializes in all lines of insurance.

Wilbert Smith Ph.D., Managing Partner, Smith Leonard Productions, 2333 Lake Ave Ste D, Altadena, California 91001, Phone (626) 375-1367, E-mail…..wilbertsmith@charter.net