Sextons Creek Expands to Canada with Impact Public Affairs

March 30, 2017

Sextons Creek is pleased to announce that President and CEO, Bill Smith, is partnering with Ottawa-based Impact Public Affairs as an advisor to Canadian clients. Sextons Creek is a government relations and strategic communications firm with offices in Washington, DC and Indianapolis, Indiana. Smith assumes the additional role of Advisor for U.S. Relations with the Impact team. Impact Public Affairs, a full-service boutique firm, is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada and has offices in Montreal and Toronto.

Smith has formed the exclusive strategic partnership with Impact Public Affairs on Canada-U.S. advocacy efforts. Impact Public Affairs, led by President Huw Williams, has a 20-year track record of serving leading Canadian trade associations, coalitions and large corporations. Impact has also worked extensively with some of the world’s largest companies and international trade groups. Bill Smith has spent over 20 years working with Congress. From 1983-1989, he served as Chief of Staff to Indiana Congressman Dan Burton. In 2000, Smith became the Campaign Manager for the Mike Pence for Congress campaign. Following the successful campaign, Smith served as Chief of Staff to Congressman Pence from 2001- 2012. During this time, he also served as a senior advisor to the House Republican Conference. He then served as Chief of Staff to Mike Pence during his first two years as Governor before stepping down to form Sextons Creek.

“The Canada-US trade relationship has never been more important,” said Williams. “Bill Smith and his team will offer Canadian clients a wealth of knowledge in understanding and advocating to both the Executive Branch and within the U.S. Congress.”

“It is an honor to join such a respected and award-winning organization as Impact Public Affairs,” said Smith. “Canada is one of the United States’ most trusted and reliable allies and I expect the same of this alliance between Impact and Sextons Creek.”

For more information please contact:
Lindsey M. Craig
Vice President & COO
Sextons Creek Tel: 317.383.0558