Like many others who call Cary home, Jack Smith is a 'transplant to the area' when he accepted a job opportunity in RTP & moved his family here from Boston in 1986. Jack has held vice president level positions in both Fortune and NASDAQ 25 companies. In 2001 he founded Organizational Capability Services, LLC, a leader in competency management practices and executive recruitment.
Jack Smith has served as the District C Cary Town Council representative for twenty four years, including eight as Mayor Pro Tem. He is a member of both the Cary and Wake County Economic Development Commissions. He is the liaison to the Zoning Board of Adjustment, PAAB and Sister Cities of Cary. He represents Cary on the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Board and the Wake County Growth Issues Task Force.
Active in the community, he has received numerous accolades including: 2006 - Sister Cities International Local Government Leadership Circle, 2010 - Cary Chamber Citizen of the Year and 2012 - SCAC Citizen Diplomacy Award.
Jack is a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and belongs to the American Legion. He is a speaker for the NC National Kidney Foundation on the merits of being an organ donor & in 2009 served as the Honorary Chair of the annual RTP Kidney walk.
Jack graduated from the University of Oklahoma and is a veteran, having served in the US Army as a Cavalry Troop Commander, attaining the rank of Captain. He is a graduate of both the Leadership Triangle and Institute of Political Leadership programs. He and wife of 39 years, Bridget, have 2 children and 2 grandchildren.