Joanna T. Smith, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT is a founder and the CEO/Executive Director of Hearts for Hearing. She has worked as a speech-language pathologist for over 40 years. Prior to the founding of Hearts for Hearing, Joanna served as the Program Director of the Hearing Enrichment Language Program and under her leadership the program was selected as the 2005 Program of the Year by the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Ms. Smith has also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma and the University of Central Oklahoma. She has been recognized by the Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association with the Gwen Cacy Award for outstanding clinical skills.