Emily Smith started working in Economic Development in 2011 as an accountant for a local economic development organization. She grew with the company, first as the Communications Manager and lastly as the Business Recruitment Manager. She has worked on many projects such as data center expansions, recruited new foreign companies, and advocated for the local business at the local level and with the state legislature. In 2020, Emily started Emily Smith Consulting to help more companies with their business goals.
Emily is married to Randy, and together they have two young boys who keep them on their toes. The Smith toddlers love to throw rocks into any body of water, ride their balance bikes and help grandpa on the farm.