Jeremy Smith is the Associate Director at the Aspen Institute Financial Security Program, where he focuses on fostering innovative policy solutions to expand savings and wealth for all Americans. Before joining FSP, he served as Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Pew Charitable Trusts, where he was responsible for developing and launching new research and advocacy campaigns. He was also Deputy Director for Government Relations at the Service Employees International Union, where he led advocacy efforts on a broad range of economic policy issues on behalf of SEIU’s members. In addition, Mr. Smith has more than a decade of experience in international affairs at U.S. Agency for International Development, with a primary focus on supporting microenterprise lending in Latin America. He holds an MBA and a MA in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University in History. He is the co-author of Financial Access for Immigrants: Lessons from Diverse Perspectives and Making Money Transfers Work. Jeremy is married to Kristin Scotchmer, and they live with their two children in Petworth in Washington, DC.
Specializing in retirement research, policy and advocacy, Smith leads FSP’s Forum on Retirement Security.
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