Senator Preston Smith

Senator Preston Smith

Former Georgia State Senator Preston Smith

Currently employed at Tyler & Company

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    Former Georgia State Senator Preston Smith currently functions as president of Tyler and Company, a retained executive search firm serving organizations in the fields of healthcare, academia and life sciences. Tyler and Company was featured in 2016 by Modern Healthcare on its list of "Largest Executive Search Firm" rankings. Before his recruitment to Tyler and Company, Sen. Smith worked as the chief revenue officer and chief compliance officer for ApolloMD, a privately held company based in Atlanta, Georgia. The company offers emergency medicine, anesthesia, radiology, and other services to hospitals around the country and, during Sen. Smith's tenure, it was one of the fastest growing firms in its field. In this leadership position, former senator Preston Smith focused on increasing integration and alignment between revenue-related functions of the $500 million operation while also overseeing compliance and professional liability insurance programs. While serving in this role, he successfully negotiated more than 30 contacts with managed care payors. As a senator, Preston Smith was elected to four consecutive terms and noted as the youngest Senator in the Georgia General Assembly. He also has legal experience as an associate attorney for McRae, Stegall & Peek, LLP, and as an attorney and equity partner at Cox Byington, P.C. Furthermore, he was an adjunct instructor at Georgia Highlands College, where he taught courses such as Legal Environment of Business and Professional Legal Assistant.




At Tyler & Company

From October 2016 to Present

Chief Revenue Officer

At ApolloMD

From August 2008 to October 2016

State Senator

At State of Georgia

From January 2003 to January 2011

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