“Deke Smith was my customer in another business before working for us in my current firm. In both situations, I could not give Deke a higher rating for integrity, intellect, innovativeness and hard, dedicated work. When a customer, he was an innovator, and when an employee, we always assigned him the toughest tasks, those that broke new ground. This recommendation is unqualified.”
William J. (Bill) Tallent
, CEO, Mercury Intermedia

“Deke is a very talented developer with experience designing complete systems and a strong appreciation for process and methodology.”
Joe Moore
, Creative Director, Tallent Communications
“Deke has great talent for designing and programming projects to meet a variety of needs. He is an excellent teammate, creative in his approaches, and fun to work with.”
Sammye Woods, Producer, Little Planet Learning
 “Deke is an outstanding talent, able to envision and produce complex software/web solutions, from front to back. He thinks outside the box, works well with peers and can manage others to achieve goals and meet deadlines. Deke's talent as an artist really enhances his endeavors, a rare find in someone with his programming skills.” TJ Zark, Creative Director, Little Planet Learning