Vanessa Reyes Smith is currently the Director of Operations and Communications at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Community in Westwood, CA. During her 30+ year career in entertainment publicity, she was responsible for the successful execution of publicity campaigns, integrated marketing, events, and talent relations both domestically and internationally for blue-chip companies like Viacom, the Screen Actors Guild, BET, AMC, and Fox Broadcasting Company. Vanessa resides in Hermosa Beach, California with her husband and son.