Sandy Smith has been a member of the Carter Center’s Board of Councilors. Former President Jimmy Carter started The Carter Center in 1982 to act mainly as a human rights organization. The organization handles many causes including extending the rights of all people, alleviating human suffering, preventing and resolving conflicts, improving health and enhancing democracy and freedom. The Carter Center helps to find ways to cope and conquer problems that affect people throughout the nation.
Sandy Smith Womble Carlyle believes in the efforts of the Center and its abilities to advocate for those who are in need of protection from some type of injustice. It tries to promote finding innovative approaches to problem solving, based on the idea that it's important to forge new ground rather than try to go down the same dead end road that others have tried time and time again. Sandy Smith is a Senior Partner in Womble Carlyle’s Corporate and Securities Group. Womble is a full-service law firm that serves Fortune 500 companies, middle market growth companies, and equity funds and their portfolio companies throughout the nation, and around the world. He works with a variety of clients in many areas of business.