Marion Smith

Marion Smith is the President and CEO of Common Sense Society, of which he was founding president in 2009, to promote civic engagement, entrepreneurship, and leadership among young professionals in the United States and Europe. He is also the chairman of Washington, D.C.’s National Civic Art Society, a former visiting fellow in the B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics at The Heritage Foundation, and the former executive director and CEO of the congressionally authorized Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation.

His writings have been published in The Hill, Los Angeles Times, National Review, Politico, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. He is a regular guest on network and cable television channels, including ABC, NBC, MSNBC, Fox News, CNN, and CSPAN.