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Amy B. Smith

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Amy B. Smith is a global marketing and communications executive with extensive experience helping corporate, government and higher education institutions fulfill their goals and respective missions.

Over the last eight years, she has served as Vice President, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for two tier-one public institutions: Clemson University and, prior to that, Texas A&M University.  These roles included oversight of branding, marketing, analytics, social media, video, graphics design, web, advertising, presidential communications, media, risk mitigation and crisis management, enrollment marketing, and organizational communications.

Prior to her time in academia, Ms. Smith served in vice president roles at: Raytheon, a Fortune 500 company; Invensys plc, a U.K. FTSE 100 company; and as Managing Director, Public Affairs, at Burson-Marsteller (now Burson Cohn & Wolfe), one of the worlds largest public relations firms.

In 2004, Ms. Smith served a one-year appointment as Director of Communications for the U.S. Armys Program Management Office in Iraq, after which she was awarded the Joint Civilian Meritorious Medal by the Secretary of the Army for outstanding service in theater.

Amy earned a bachelors degree in political science from Clemson University; a Master of International Management; an Executive education certification in Channels-to-Market from Harvard Business School; and a Master of Public Service degree from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.

Ms. Smith serves on the Board of Directors of Catholic International University, the Advisory Board of the Washington Political Film Foundation, the Board of Directors for The Legacy Mission, and works with the Santa Barbara Film Festival, Helping Hands, and Elijahs Retreat.

Amy, her husband, Stephan, and son, Sebastian, happily reside on The Lucky Duck Farm in South Carolina near the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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