Joan Smith

Senior Consultant

SJS_WebJoan Smith is the newest member at Bryson F. Popham, P.A. She is the Executive Director of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors of Maryland.

Joan is in charge of coalition administration for the firm.  In that capacity, she manages all communications among coalition members.  In addition, Joan provides essential guidance to coalition members who seek to contact public officials with a particular message.  She understands the appropriate way to approach such officials, how to craft an effective message, and how to maximize the value of an individual coalition member communication for the benefit of a legislative objective.  And she works patiently with individuals to assure that their message also benefits the coalition as a whole.

She holds a Bachelors in Fine Arts from Florida State University, a Theological Studies Degree from University of the South and a Masters in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College, Annapolis.  Joan is also professional actor with stage, motion picture and network television experience.