GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS ASSOCIATE
B.S. – University of Oregon
Samantha Smith is an Executive Assistant at Mehlman Consulting. In this position she provides support to several of the firm’s lobbyists. Samantha handles daily scheduling requests, assists with fly-ins, and other daily firm operations.
Before joining Mehlman Consulting, Samantha served as Grassroots Specialists for the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS). In this role, she worked directly with physicians to lobby Congress, diligently crafted grassroots communications, and strategically scheduled meetings with Members of Congress and their staff. Prior to her role at AAO-HNS, Samantha worked for former Congressman Greg Walden (R-OR) as District Staff Assistant, as well as on his campaign. Over the course of her time working for Representative Walden, Samantha assisted constituents, planned and executed campaign events, drafted correspondence on behalf of the Congressman, and facilitated donor engagement.”