Jerri Smith received her B.S. and M.C.D in Communication Disorders from Auburn University. She spent 12 years working in a public school system, with additional experience in skilled nursing facilities, home health, and private practice. She holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech/Language Pathology, and is licensed by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Speech Pathology and Audiology. Jerri and her husband, Phillip, have two daughters.