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. He has an MSB and an MBA from Husson University and lives on a farm in Asheboro, NC. It is this experience, education, and success that is the foundation of the Business Services area.
For our Government work Infield does business as IM&P a registered DBA in North Carolina. We are registered in SAM, and are fully qualified to compete for government business as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business.
Corporate Advisory Services:
Gil is known as a “fixer” and as a leader and advisor that can bring calm to chaos, and control in times of crisis. He is adept at identifying courses of action during emergencies, crises, and sets priorities in driving businesses to success or recovery. He 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 have proven to be highly valuable to clients.
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.
Public Relations & Marketing:
PR is an integral part of any artist, athlete, or entertainers life. At Infield Media & Promotion we bring a unique package of skills in one location. It is how you, as a public figure and business opportunity interacts with the public, maintain ties to your base and community and how you get important information out to all of your interested parties. These are fans, sponsors, colleagues, the press in general, and influential people in your industry (racing, music, equestrian, benefactors, buyers).
There are several components to a good PR program. Infield can support your program with a full life cycle PR effort.