Shawn Smith

Shawn is co-founder of the Alma Institute ( He started training MI with his own team back in 2009 when he ran an alternative day treatment school for youth ages 12 – 19 all of whom were one step away from correctional institutional placement. Due to their embrace of the Spirit of MI, Shawn and his team were able to transform a struggling, underperforming school into one that was exceeding the goals of their funders.