Senior Vice President, Public Affairs | Orchard Global
The Honourable Douglas A. Smith has spent the past 30 years serving at the highest levels of government in national security. In the private sector, he is a serial entrepreneur having helped start numerous companies. Before joining Orchard, Smith was the Managing Director for Kent Strategies, a strategic consulting firm, where he led the firm’s engagements with national security work, private equity, crisis communications and international governments. Prior to Kent Strategies, he was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as the Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) where he advised the Secretary and the President on the impact of the Department’s policies, regulations and processes globally on millions of private sector companies, universities and not-for-profits institutions.
Smith graduated from Beloit College with a double major in International Relations and Journalism. Smith lives in Vail, Colorado with his wife, daughter and dog Fenway.