Meet the Team: Summer Smith

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Meet the Team: Summer Smith

Summer Smith
Office Assistant

Date of Hire
August 2014

Bachelor’s Degree from Grove City College

Describe yourself in three words.
Introspective, Genuine and Strong-willed

What motivates you in your work?
Being part of making community life better for my neighbors in the Cleveland area.

What is the best advice you ever received?
Stay humble, work hard, and be kind to everyone.

What is one thing that people would be surprised to know about you?
I used to want to be an international missionary, specifically working in prisons, so I have done many short-term mission trips to various places, including volunteering in a women’s prison in Ecuador one summer, and have worked in many correctional facilities as both a professional and volunteer.

What’s playing in your car right now?
Needtobreathe and Switchfoot’s newest albums are currently on rotation in my car.

What do you do for fun/hobbies?
I enjoy spending time with family and friends, running, outdoorsy things, traveling, gun ranges, wineries, and ministering with my local church.

What drew you to work at the Cuyahoga Land Bank?
I am passionate about serving and helping people, so I was intrigued by the Land Bank’s mission.