Jeffrey Smith has served in a various positions related to workforce development, government relations, and development/public affairs throughout his career in both the public and private sectors. For workforce development, Jeff has conducted successful advocacy efforts through direct interaction with Members of the Maryland General Assembly, legislators from Congress, and with local government officials across Maryland. He also has administered a number of workforce development initiatives, including those related to business services, workforce board operations, grants development, and job-seeker assistance. Jeff presently serves as the Targeted Populations Grant Program Manager with the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, where among other duties he oversees the state's Youth Apprenticeship Pilot Program.