Columbia, SC 29201
Heather Smith, a native of Columbia, South Carolina, is a partner with Southern Strategy Group’s South Carolina office. Prior to joining Southern Strategy Group, Heather served as the Director for Legislative Affairs with a large lobbying and association management firm in South Carolina. Heather has been key in identifying and summarizing issues that impact clients and responsible for developing messages and talking points for clients regarding these issues. Heather has also served in a key legislative staff role at the State level in the House Judiciary Committee. In this role, Heather served as the liaison for constituents, lobbyists, and other government agencies. Heather has managed and coordinated press events for state leaders and clients for more than eight years. Heather began her political career by working on various political campaigns. Heather worked as a volunteer coordinator on Victory 2006 and was the communications director for Richard Hackerd of Cleveland, Ohio during his campaign for County Council.
Heather resides in Columbia with her husband.