A 1976 graduate of Samford University, Lynn Smith is a retired electrical engineer. As technical advisor to Hope Manifest, Lynn is literally the organization's boots on the ground in underdeveloped areas of the world where Hope Manifests and its clients' collaborative projects area making a difference in the daily lives of people. From Haiti to India to Panama, Lynn is the leading edge of Hope Manifest's efforts around the world.

Lynn led a team of fellow Samford alumni which developed an innovative solution to more efficiently power chlorinators which purify tainted water for consumption.

In addition to his more high tech skills, Lynn is also a talented woodworker. As a member of a wood working guild, Lynn enjoys making wooden toys which are donated to children's hospital!