SMILE's CEO, Christi Venable, is an award winning CEO and entrepreneur.
CEO, Founder and Lead Therapist of SMILE Therapy Services LLC. Christi was born and raised in the District of Columbia. She is the oldest of five girls and was raised in a single parent household. Christi attended The Pennsylvania State University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management with minors in Psychology and International Business. Christi attended George Washington University where she obtained her Masters of Education and Human Development in School Counseling. Christi is a Licensed Professional Counselor (DC, MD and VA) and has over 7 years of experience providing mental health services to youth and adults. She specializes in working with individuals who have experienced trauma and the family unit. She has a passion for educating individuals especially minorities on the importance of maintaining a healthy mental health.