Valerie Smith

Valerie C. Smith

Vice President of Programs and Operations

Valerie comes to Exodus Transitional Community with over two decades of managerial experience and nearly 30 years working in social services.  She has overseen programs that improve the lives of at risk and homeless youth, working within the Homeless Services Program of New York City and several administrative positions. Here at Exodus, Valerie further develops the programs we offer at all three sites – East Harlem, Poughkeepsie, and Newburgh. In an effort to expand the scope of services that Exodus now delivers, Valerie focuses much of her attention on developing a Housing component that will provide a much needed resource for men and women coming home from prison. Valerie holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the University at Albany in Africana/Afro-American Studies with a focus on Criminal Justice and Education.