Tasha Smith started at the First 72+ as Special Assistant to the Co-Director Tyrone Smith, before she moved into the Public Benefits unit, helping clients apply for and receive necessary care. In the summer of 2023, she began working as the team's Director of Operations. Tasha was born and raised in New Orleans, La. She attended Marion Abramson Sr. High School where she received her high school diploma in 2001. She is proud to serve her community through her work at The First 72+.