Jeremy Smith is a West Point graduate and Marshall scholar. He served five years in the Army as an Engineer and Special Operations officer. After leaving the military, Jeremy worked to provide operational guidance and planning for several Voter Protection initiatives, where he helped recruit, train, and coordinate more than 6,000 attorneys countering voter suppression in the 2016 election. Since then, he has run voter registration and voter protection efforts for elections in Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, and Texas. More recently, Jeremy founded the nonprofit Register2Vote and now a public benefit corporation called Civitech that builds and adapts technology for civic organizations.
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