Stacey Smith serves as a Principal at Liberty Partners Group, a Washington, DC-based political consulting Firm specializing in the design and execution of government relations and strategic communications campaigns that enable the firm’s healthcare clientele to effectively address legislative and regulatory challenges and opportunities at the federal and state levels.
Stacey has extensive Capitol Hill experience and has built deep relationships with members and staff on both sides of the political aisle. Stacey brings a wealth of experience to the Firm and her diverse, bipartisan background bolsters her clients' ability to succeed in Washington, DC.
Prior to joining Liberty Partners Group, Stacey served as a Senior Legislative Assistant to Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL), managing a variety of issue areas for the Senator including tax, budget, labor, transportation and homeland security. In addition, she served as the Senator's liaison to the Senate Finance Committee, Commerce Committee, Budget Committee and the Environment and Public Works Committee. She also worked closely with Congressional decision makers and members of the Florida business community to help develop and implement legislative initiatives that assisted companies based in the state.
Stacey began her political career working in the personal office of U.S. Senator Connie Mack (R-FL). Under Chairman Mack's leadership, she served as a Professional Staff Member and Economist for the U.S. Congressional Joint Economic Committee. During her tenure at the Committee, she focused on monetary policy and macroeconomic analysis. Stacey also served as a Financial Analyst at the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Economic Policy and Foreign Investment Studies.
Stacey graduated with honors from the University of Central Florida with dual degrees in Finance and Economics.