Stacey Smith Profile

We have exciting news to share with you. Stacey Smith will be serving as Director of Outreach and Events for us here at the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI). In this role, she will help us form strategic partnerships with key stakeholders and design and execute events to help us achieve our goal of transforming Maryland manufacturing. 

Stacey previously served as the CEO of the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAMI) before recently launching her own consulting and event planning business. Stacey brings almost 30 years of event planning, marketing, fundraising and community engagement experience along with valuable connections with local and state leaders, organizations, academic institutions and elected officials. She will be focused on creating several new events for us as well as planning our Future of Maryland Manufacturing Event, 30th Anniversary celebration and Champions of Maryland Manufacturing Gala. Stay tuned for “save-the-dates” and details.  

Many of you may already know Stacey. She has been engaged with RMI since her days of working at the Maryland Department of Commerce in 2013-2015, and she was instrumental in forging a strong partnership with RMI while at CAMI. We look forward to working with her and introducing her to all of you over the next few months. If any of you would like to be involved as volunteers in the planning of our events or have ideas you would like to share, feel free to reach out to Stacey at or 443-844-0047. 

RMI continues to be the leading voice for Maryland’s manufacturing industry, and with Stacey’s help, we hope to amplify that voice and bolster our efforts to transform Maryland manufacturing.