Scott A. Smith, Senior Vice President for Governmental Affairs, has nearly 30 years of experience working in and around state government and on policy and legislative matters at the Arizona State Legislature. Scott has been nominated as the “Best Lobbyist” by the Arizona Capitol Times and is a recipient of the AZ Tax Research Good Government Award among other honors and awards.
Smith served as Governor Brewer’s Chief of Staff, and Director of the Arizona Department of Administration, and was a key contributor to many of Gov. Brewer’s signature policy achievements. Scott also served as the State Relations Director for ASU President Michael Crow. Scott’s clients include publicly-traded multinational corporations, an international non-profit organization, local governments, and regional and municipal organizations.