Obama taps public affairs pro for Industry Trade Advisory Committee

Mike Smith, the CEO of Washington-based Mike Smith Public Affairs, snagged a position in the Obama administration: a four-year term on the Industry Trade Advisory Committee.

Mike Smith, the CEO of Washington-based Mike Smith Public Affairs, snagged a position in the Obama administration: a four-year term on the Industry Trade Advisory Committee. The Washington Business Journal reported on the appointment, noting that Smith was a media volunteer for President Obama's campaign in Iowa, Texas, and Virginia in 2007 and 2008.

"The ITAC was established for citizens to provide policy and technical advice regarding trade issues," the publication added.

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