Craig Smith

Craig H. Smith has a heartfelt desire to assist individuals and church leaders realize and embrace Kingdom success in their life, leadership, and organization. Craig is Co-Founder and Principal of The Exit 7 Group, LLC, a faith-based coaching, consulting, and training company devoted to the motivation, empowerment, and transformation of individuals and organizations. As a former teacher, athletic coach, counselor, and businessman, Craig brings a broad perspective of experience to coaching and personal development.

Craig is an ordained minister who presently serves as District Executive for the Church of the Brethren overseeing congregations and clergy in the northeastern United States. His education includes degrees from Manchester College, Long Island University, and the Methodist Theological School in Ohio. He has completed specialized training in Church Consulting from Church Central Leadership and Coaching from Coach U, as well as Coaching4Clergy, and is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Craig is the author of Every Monday: Finding God on Tough Days. He is a member of and consultant to a variety of organizational and institutional governing boards. He is a frequent conference/event speaker, seminar leader, leadership trainer, and personal mentor.

Craig resides in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania with his coaching partner and wife, Victoria. They have 4 daughters and 14 grandchildren!

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Business Address: Elizabethtown, PA – United States

Business Phone: (717) 367-5808

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