Mike Smith serves on BPC Action’s Board of Directors.
As a principal and director at Cornerstone Government Affairs, Smith advises a broad array of non-profit, corporate, and tribal entities on a wide range of issues before the federal government including education, health care, aviation, rail, tax, technology, international relations, Native American, budget and appropriations matters.
Prior to joining Cornerstone, Smith spent three years as a Partner in the Governmental Affairs section of a leading international law firm where he focused his lobbying efforts on legislative, executive agency, and regulatory issues.
He serves as a member of the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee’s Majority Trust Legacy Circle. In 2004, he was appointed to the Credentials Committee of the DNC. Prior, Smith served as the Midwest Political Director for the Gore campaign in 2000. In 1996, Smith served as a liaison between the White House, campaign staff, and local, state, and federal officials as a member of the National Advance Staff for the Clinton-Gore re-election campaign.
Smith earned his BA in Government & International Relations from the University of Notre Dame in 1993 and JD from the Georgetown Law Center in 1996.