Waste Management of South Florida - Government and Community Affairs Manager
Ellen C. Smith is the government and community affairs manager for Waste Management Inc. of Florida, responsible for Palm Beach County affairs. Waste Management is the largest provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America, as well as North America’s largest municipal waste recycler and a leader in waste-based energy technologies. Waste Management is the only waste services company in the Fortune 500 and has been named to Ethisphere’s 2012 World’s Most Ethical Companies for the fifth consecutive year. Smith is a Palm Beach County native. She graduated from Stetson University with a degree in political science and the University of Texas at Austin LBJ School of Public Policy with a master’s degree in public affairs. She has worked at the regional, state and local levels of government and also has 20 years of private-sector lobbying experience, guiding clients through complex governmental issues.
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