The J.F. Smith Group employs both full-time employees and independent contractors. This organizational structure allows the J.F. Smith Group to develop a team of consultants tailored to the specific needs of a client. The J.F. Smith Group’s associates are professionals who bring diverse experiences and skills to the firm.

These associates also reflect Mr. Smith’s commitment to professional representation of a client and commitment to achieving fund-raising goals. Associates are counseled by Mr. Smith in the initial development strategies, mentored to assure that progress is being made, and evaluated for results. J.F. Smith Group associates are supported by other consultants who have special expertise in planned giving, publications, public relations, staff and volunteer training, strategic planning, special events, etc.