Smith is the Brand Creative Group Head at The Richards Group. He’s been named the the 2016 Chief Judge for the Radio Mercury Awards. Smith has written for clients including Motel 6, The Home Depot, Zales, Amstel Light, Red Lobster, H-E-B, QuikTrip, Central Market, and others. He has also won five Mercury Awards as writer or creative director, including Best of Show. Categories for the 2016 Radio Mercury Awards will be announced this month. For more information log ontowww.radiomercuryawards.com.