Commonwealth Consultants has named Dusty Smith as the firm’s director of Public Relations. His responsibilities include working with the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project’s Outreach Office as well as other clients of the firm.
Smith has more than 15 years of journalism experience working for a range of publications across Northern Virginia and in Washington, DC, including Leesburg Today and Loudoun Now. He gained expertise in a range of issues at the local, state and federal level, particularly regarding development and transportation.
“Dusty brings a breadth of knowledge of the Washington Metropolitan area, particularly with respect to development and transportation,” Jim Lamb, president of Commonwealth Consultants, stated. “We’re excited to add his skillset to our team.”
Most recently, Smith operated his own digital news website, Ashburn Rising, and worked for The Casey Group, a Leesburg-based public relations firm.