FAH Staff

Benjamin Smith

Director, Digital Media and Communications

Ben Smith serves as the Director of Digital Media and Online Communications while working closely with partners across the Federation to get their messages across both digital and email. Ben has extensive experience doing digital and email marketing and strategy.

Prior to his experience at the Federation of American Hospitals, Ben was the Digital Fundraising Manager for Catholic Charities USA, one of the largest charities in the country, and RedPeg Marketing, a large communication firm doing digital strategy, digital production, and UX/UI. He also has extensive experience in multiple newsrooms and other nonprofits leading online fundraising and digital teams.

Ben is a North Carolina native who has worked on several local, state, and national campaigns including the 2016 cycle where he worked for a short time on Carly Fiorina’s super PAC CARLY for America and was campaign manager in his home congressional district.

Ben now lives in Washington, D.C., where he enjoys volunteering on the board of a local museum, getting involved in the local community, and spending time with friends.