Chad Smith was most recently a researcher in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel. He served as deputy research director on President Biden’s campaign and researcher in the Biden-Harris Transition Team’s Office of General Counsel. Prior to joining the campaign, he was a researcher and editor at American Bridge 21st Century. A native of Port Orange, Florida, Smith started his career as a reporter at newspapers in his home state. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in political science from the University of Florida.