Faculty and Staff

Ms. Teresa Smith

Part-time Lecturer

Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Tourism

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Teresa “Terri” L Poindexter Smith is adjunct faculty in the Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism with the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), where she teaches business communications.

She holds a master’s degree in communications from Wake Forest University and a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Virginia Wesleyan University. Poindexter Smith formerly taught college and high school English, theatre and journalism before pursuing a career in corporate communications, including integrated marketing, journalism, public relations, digital media, and broadcasting.

An award-winning writer and filmmaker, she has worked with Fortune 100 companies, including Humana, Lincoln Financial, and United and non-profits, including the National Institutes of Health and the American College of Physicians.

With a keen interest in executive presence, she is a certified master coach, who works with entrepreneurs and sales teams to help them develop the skills actors use to cultivate presence, including confidence, connection, and commitment.