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Dane Smith 

Executive Director


Specialty Topics

Financial Aid/Admissions

Student Athletics

Scholarships & Grants

A Bit About Me

Dane Smith is the founder and Executive Director of NGYP. He also serves as the Scholarship Coordinator at Bowie State University. Mr. Smith has over 16 years of financial aid experience as he has worked for top schools in the DC Metro area including American University, Howard University, University of Maryland University College and Wesley Theological College where he served as Director of Financial Aid. 

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Dana Smith 

Director- College Career Cru


Specialty Topics

Scholarship Strategy

Money for college

Youth Financial Literacy

Small Business /Freelance Startup

A Bit About Me

Dana Smith is the Director of College Career Cru. In this role, she leads the College Career Cru initiative as it relates to preparing and executing educational opportunities for students. Mrs. Smith also works at The Boeing Company where she serves as a Business Support Specialist for Human Resources, Information Technology & Data Analytics, and Business Transformation. Mrs. Smith previously worked for the District of Columbia Army National Guard, and the National Crime Prevention Council where she worked as a  Program Training Manager. 

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