Gloria Smith is the Senior Accountant at MEEA. She joined the staff after serving as Controller for the Howard Area Community Center. She has worked in accounting for associations and not for profit organizations for most of her career. Gloria is originally from Northwest Indiana and has also lived In Kansas City, MO. She has a Bachelor's degree from Purdue University and an MBA from DePaul University. Gloria volunteers at the North Lakeside Cultural Center, an arts organization in the Edgewater neighborhood. She enjoys the exciting arts and theatre scene in Chicago. Gloria lives in Rogers Park on the far north side of Chicago.