Jeffrey S. Smith serves as Senior Vice President of Operations and is responsible for managing operations for the firm in its five offices in Virginia, as well as the Lanham, Maryland office. Prior to his role change in 2019, Jeff was responsible for leading survey and suburban land projects and staff throughout Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia and West Virginia. Jeff has been with christopher since 1989 and has experience in providing all phases of surveying to government and private industry clients. He has extensive experience in ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, subdivision preparation, boundary and topographic surveys and construction layout. Jeff is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in both Virginia and West Virginia.
Jeff is currently participating in the Lead Virginia Program. Lead Virginia attracts senior level professionals who seek a deeper understanding of the issues and opportunities facing Virginia. Participants interact directly with local and state leaders to examine each region’s unique responses to the issues of Economy, Education and Health in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is a past member of the Board of Directors for HomeAid Northern Virginia, an official nonprofit of the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and a chapter of HomeAid America. Jeff is a member of the Virginia Association of Surveyors where he has held various offices in the Mount Vernon Chapter, including President in 2001. Additionally, Jeff is a member of the West Virginia Association of Land Surveyors and past member of the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors and the National Society of Professional Surveyors.
Other personal affiliations include past Vice President of Occoquan Swimming Club, Virginia High School League Swimming Official, Board Member of the Sudley Club in Manassas and Youth Baseball Coach for the Greater Manassas Baseball League.
Jeff attended West Virginia University where he studied Geology and later Glenville State University where he studied Land Surveying. His wife Pam recently retired from 34 years of elementary school teaching in Fauquier County, VA. Jeff and Pam have two children: Matt, a 2010 graduate of Kettle Run High School and 2014 graduate of West Virginia University and Emily, a 2013 graduate of Kettle Run High School and 2017 graduate of Northern Virginia Community College.