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Jeffrey Smith Named Public Building Service Regional Commissioner for GSA Southeast Sunbelt Region

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Atlanta, Georgia – The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has named Jeffrey Smith as its new Public Buildings Service Regional Commissioner for the Southeast Sunbelt Region. Smith will manage nearly 44 million rentable square feet in approximately 1,400 government-owned buildings and leased regional facilities in eight states.

Smith joins GSA from the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) where he served as Assistant Director of the Management Support Division. In that role, he provided executive leadership and managerial oversight to four offices that directly support the USMS mission. Prior to his time with the USMS, Smith served as the Executive Director of Mission Support at the Veterans Benefits Administration where he was the principal advisor to the Under Secretary on all Administration, Acquisition, Facilities and Emergency Preparedness programs and policies. He also served in key leadership roles at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Region VII office, as the Mission Support Director and Chief of the Regional Watch and Coordination Center.

Smith is a 24-year veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, where he served as an officer and enlisted member performing surface operations such as search and rescue, counter drug and migrant, marine environmental protection and homeland security. Smith holds a Master of Military Arts and Science degree from the U.S. Army School of Advanced Military studies at Fort Leavenworth, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree from the University of Phoenix. He is also a 2016 graduate of the American University Key Executive Leadership Certificate program in Washington D.C.

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