Infield’s founder and Owner Gil Smith began his career in public service when he joined the Navy in 1979 and achieved the rate of Chief Hospital Corpsman. In 1988 he earned a Commission as a Naval Officer and retired from the Navy in 1999 after being selected as a Lieutenant Commander. He received two Meritorious Service Medals in recognition of his service. After retirement, he joined American Management Systems, a Fortune Global 1000 firm as their Director of Treasury. In 2002 he returned to public service for six years as an appointee for the George W. Bush administration. He served three consecutive appointments as: Associate Director, Peace Corps; Deputy Chief Operating Officer White House; and Deputy Assistant Secretary, USDA. One of Infield’s largest executive services clients is a large privately held business in Fairfax, Virginia. He also serves on a Board for the St. Andrews Society of Washington, DC, and also as the Chairman of the Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Mission-ABLE Awards program. He has an MSB and an MBA from Husson University and lives on a farm in Asheboro, NC with his wife Lori.

Corporate Advisory Services: Gil is available to provide recurring oversight and observations on your business. In this role, he can offer insights on corporate culture, organizational structure, marketing, economics, financial health, and business development. His skills and experience across all management disciplines. The chart below is a picture of the impact the Infield Team brought to a real company.

Impact Chart

Advisory Board: Gil is available to participate as a compensated member of your advisory board and can apply his broad background and special expertise as part of your leadership and advisory team.

Guest Speaking & Panel Member: Gil is available to serve as a keynote or guest speaker or even sit on a panel. He has participated as a panel member at several conferences around millennial’s in the workforce, leadership, contingency responses, organizational development, shared service models, personal resilience and discipline, success under duress, entrepreneurship, life as a disabled veteran and veteran’s issues, and small business as it works with government.