Nathan Smith, Board Member

Nathan Smith has coached dozens of job applicants through the Federal job application and interview processes to help them land their Federal job, and he’d like to share his ideas and methods with others. Nathan has worked for the Federal Government for over 20 years, and served as a hiring manager and in hiring roles for the last 10 years. He has been with the General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service for the bulk of his career, working in offices in Kansas City, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C. His roles within the agency have varied greatly: from Environmental Protection Specialist to the national Director of Fire, Safety, and Environmental programs; from Real Estate Portfolio Manager to the national Director of Portfolio Analysis. Through these roles he has learned how to work with Human Resources and the Federal hiring process to build teams that require wide ranges of expertise. He has hired engineers, data analysts, financial analysts, industrial hygienists, and many other roles. Nathan has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Finance and Economics, and he volunteers as Chair of the Board for the GSA Federal Credit Union. All of his free time is spent in Northern Virginia with his wife and six children.