Jeffrey H. Smith is President of Synectics for Management Decisions, Inc. He is responsible for 200 professionals who are dedicated to providing the highest quality services and technical support for Synectics’ Federal Government agency clients. For nearly 30 years, Jeffrey has had a distinguished career serving clients across the public sector and in other commercial industries. He has held executive roles in which he served clients by helping to solve complex problems across a broad spectrum of consulting and technology solution concerns. Jeffrey is sought out for his expertise in governance, program management, and related technology management issues. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and has co-authored articles and white papers on a variety of government management topics. He is a guest lecturer on e-Government concepts and practices for a graduate program at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies, and he is a member of the the Virginia Tech MBA Advisory Board and the Executive Board for the American Heart Association's DC Heart Walk. Jeffrey received both a BS and an MBA from Virginia Tech, and has also served in the U.S. Marine Corps.