According to his official biography Marc Smith was the technical director, engineering directorate, at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, retiring in 2014. He joined Dayton Aerospace, a defense industry and Pentagon consulting firm, as a senior associate later that year. Pentagon contractor clients listed for Dayton Aerospace are most of the top contractors, including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon, General Dynamics, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems, and L3 Technologies. The company also lists a number of Pentagon agencies as clients and is part of an Air Force Lifecycle Management Center engineering and professional acquisition support services contract.
At Dayton Aerospace he provides "[a]irworthiness strategy, planning, certification development, compliance documentation and approval process support."
Technical Director, Engineering Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center,
U.S. Air Force