Cherry Geo. Smith, III is a renowned speaker and entrepreneur. His public speaking career spans over thirty-five years. In 1985 he began a ministry career which would ultimately lead to his founding and leadership venture of a California Non-Profit Corporation entitled 'Community of Believers', (COB Inc.). He has spent many years assisting others in becoming successful entrepreneurs, while he himself remains responsible for several lucrative business ventures. Cherry holds degrees in both Religion and Business Management. His educational tenure can be confirmed with the following educational institutions: West Los Angeles College, Biola University, and Talbot Graduate School of Theology. Cherry is a product of a family full of talent. As the youngest of four, his passion for creativity flourishes in speaking, singing, writing, playing and composing various forms of music. He has recently completed his first Gospel solo album entitled, 'His Presence'. Cherry has devoted his life to building others. He relishes most, speaking to young boys and girls inspiring them to continue their education while assisting them in discovering their passions. Cherry is an avid book reader. Most of his readings are non-fiction books. Cherry also enjoys music. Jazz, gospel and classical are a few of his favorite genres. In his spare time, he enjoys writing poetry, cooking, and discovering new, creative ways to make the most of his day! Cherry has been fortunate to be a recipient of various honors, awards and acknowledgements worldwide. Though these few accomplishments may seem notable, they are only outward signs of the inner man. Cherry's idea of a fulfilled life is when a person can be found actively engaged in their unique purpose, specifically designed for that person's life. It is his desire to leave this world completely emptied out, knowing that others have been filled, because of him. In his own words, he shares his vision for every listener... 'What I see for you is hope. Hope inspired by a deeper conviction in life. I see maturity and stability with a deep root for those who have courage and strength to endure opposition. I see a better end in place of your shaky beginning. I see over-comers of every race and kind.'