Ben Smith, Managing Director

Ben is an effective communications professional with over seven years of experience shaping and amplifying ideas and high-stakes issues to influence critical audiences. He is committed to creating positive change and improving communities by providing expertise and data-driven insights that drive desired results and outcomes.

Prior to joining Advocacy Solutions, Ben served as Director of Communications for Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. He has also managed electoral campaigns for candidates and a range of issues on the federal, state and local levels.

Ben holds a B.A. in Journalism from Rider University and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Monmouth University.