Vice President of Strategic Impact & Senior Counsel
Hayley Smith has over a decade of experience working for and with nonprofit organizations. She received her B.A. from Colgate University and her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. She is passionate about using her expertise to address systemic inequalities and effect social change.
Hayley started her career at the national headquarters of the American Civil Liberties Union, first providing support to the organization’s impact litigation and legislative campaigns, and ultimately as a Policy and Advocacy Counsel for the ACLU’s nationwide state-based advocacy efforts in support of reproductive rights. Most recently, Hayley worked as a Senior Legal Associate at Foundation Source, advising the firm’s nearly 2,000 clients on all aspects of compliance with private foundation rules and regulations. She takes pride in her ability to problem solve, enabling clients to achieve their goals.
You can find Hayley chasing after her toddler, exploring the great outdoors, and planning future travels when she is not working.