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Nancy Smith Hopp, American marketing executive. Recipient citation United States Department Department of Health, 1969, Christian Service award, 1996, Lyle Oncken Community Service award Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services, Inc., 2004; named Woman of the Day, Station WAIT-AM, Chicago, 1974, Optimist of Year for Community Service, 1987, Woman of Distinction, Young Women’s Christian Association, 1990.


Hopp, Nancy Smith was born on November 1, 1943 in Aurora, Illinois, United States. Daughter of C. Dudley and Margaret (McWethy) Smith.


Certified, Chicago School Interior Design, 1965. Bachelor in Social Sciences, Aurora University, 1968. Master of Science in Business Management, Aurora University, 1982.


Director public relations, Station WLXT-television, Aurora, 1969-1970; bookstore manager, Waubonsee College, Sugar Grove, Illinois, 1970-1979; director purchasing, Waubonsee College, Sugar Grove, Illinois, 1979-1985; director public relations, Waubonsee College, Sugar Grove, Illinois, 1984-1985; director development, Association for Individual Development, Aurora, 1985-1987; director public relations, Mercy Center Health Care Svc., Aurora, 1988-1995; director marketing, Dreyer Medical Clinic, Aurora, since 1995. Member Ninety for the 90s Committee, Illinois Department Aging, 1989.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Volunteers Make the Difference, 1982. Author Pigeon Woods Cookbook. Producer (film) Caring Counts.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors Family Support Center, Aurora, 1984-1990, Aurora Area United Way, 1990-1996, Corridor Group, 1993-1994, Association Individual Development, 1996—2005, Suicide Prevention Services, 1998-2000. Advisory council Mercy Center Health Care, Aurora, 1985-1987. Moderator New England Congressional Church, Aurora, 1983.

Charter member board directors Aurora Community Coordinating Council, 1985-1986. Member Block Grant Working Committee, Aurora, 1987-2000, Kane County Womens Health Coalition, since 1999. Board directors, secretary Cities in Schools/Aurora 2000, Inc., 1993-1994, Paramount Arts Center Endowment Board, 1999-2005, Fox Valley Arts Hall of Fame, 2001-2004, 06^.

Member Women in Management (National Charlotte Danstrom Woman of Achievement award 1984), National Society Fund Raising Executives (ethics committee Chicago chapter 1987), Illinois Association College Stores (president 1976), National Association Educational Buyers (committee 1984)), Exchange Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: water sports, auto racing, billiards, art, literature.


Married Edward Thompson Reid, July 19, 1963 (divorced February 1966). 1 child, Edward Thompson Junior. Married James C. Hopp, February 4, 1978.

C. Dudley Smith

Margaret (McWethy) Smith

Edward Thompson Reid

James C. Hopp

Edward Thompson Junior Hopp