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Bert Smith J. Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Prison Entrepreneurship Program

Direct Phone: (713) ***-****       

Prison Entrepreneurship Program

4140 Directors Row Suite B

Houston, Texas 77092

United States

Company Description

Established in 2004, the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) is a Houston-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We’re pioneers of innovative programs that connect the nation’s top executives, MBA students and politicians with convicted felons. Our... more

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Affiliations

Active Member
St. Martin

Member
St. Martin’s Episcopal Church

Education

Bachelor of Arts
economics
Princeton

Juris Doctorate

University of Texas at Austin School of Law

law degree

University of Texas

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Bert Smith, Chief Executive Officer

Bert Smith officially joined PEP as CEO in May 2010, and has been actively involved with PEP since 2005. He has served in a number of volunteer roles, including executive judge, Business Plan Advisor, teacher, mentor, donor and Chairman of the Houston Advisory Board.
In the 1980s Bert served as Director, General Counsel, and Head of Corporate Development for a family owned engineering company that built and operated independent power plants. After the sale of that company, Bert founded and led a group that developed proprietary alternative fuel and energy generation technologies. Prior to joining PEP as CEO, Bert was an early stage investor and CEO for a DVD kiosk rental business.
Bert serves on the Board of Directors for a family foundation, is the President of the Executives Association of Houston, is a member of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church and has served as an active board member and volunteer with a number of other nonprofit organizations. He holds an AB in Economics from Princeton University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law. He is married and has three adult children.


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Bert Smith, Chief Executive Officer

Bert Smith officially joined PEP as CEO in May 2010, and has been actively involved with PEP since 2005. He has served in a number of volunteer roles, including executive judge, Business Plan Advisor, teacher, mentor, donor and Chairman of the Houston Advisory Board.
In the 1980s Bert served as Director, General Counsel, and Head of Corporate Development for a family owned engineering company that built and operated independent power plants. After the sale of that company, Bert founded and led a group that developed proprietary alternative fuel and energy generation technologies. Prior to joining PEP as CEO, Bert was an early stage investor and CEO for a DVD kiosk rental business.
Bert serves on the Board of Directors for a family foundation, is the President of the Executives Association of Houston, is a member of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church and has served as an active board member and volunteer with a number of other nonprofit organizations. He holds an AB in Economics from Princeton University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law. He is married and has three adult children.


Prison Entrepreneurship Program

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Bert Smith, Chief Executive Officer

Bert Smith officially joined PEP as CEO in May 2010, and has been actively involved with PEP since 2005. He has served in a number of volunteer roles, including executive judge, Business Plan Advisor, teacher, mentor, donor and Chairman of the Houston Advisory Board.
In the 1980s Bert served as Director, General Counsel, and Head of Corporate Development for a family owned engineering company that built and operated independent power plants. After the sale of that company, Bert founded and led a group that developed proprietary alternative fuel and energy generation technologies. Prior to joining PEP as CEO, Bert was an early stage investor and CEO for a DVD kiosk rental business.
Bert serves on the Board of Directors for a family foundation, is the President of the Executives Association of Houston, is a member of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church and has served as an active board member and volunteer with a number of other nonprofit organizations. He holds an AB in Economics from Princeton University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law. He is married and has three adult children.


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Our wonderful CEO, Bert Smith, was here and spoke about attrition - he said that traditionally, classes lose about 39 to 59 percent due to those who quit or are separated, however Class 14 managed to retain all but 24 percent!

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Bert, PEP's CEO, came today to talk about Innovation, one of our 10 Driving Values. Innovation carries with it an undertone of profitability or progress, so all change is innovation, but it is positive change we seek. Bert told us that Joseph Schumpeter, a Harvard economics professor in the early twentieth century, had defined economic innovation as a new good, new method of production, new market, new supply of raw materials, or a new organization of any industry.

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