Mentor-Protégé Spotlight: Rania Sadrack + Sarah Carmany

MENTOR: Rania Sadrack, Principal/Healthcare Center of Excellence BD, TLC Engineering for Architecture Length in the industry: 11 years SMPS member since:  2007 Why did you apply to the mentorship program? Mentoring will allow me the opportunity to enhance my skills and aid my own professional growth.  Mentoring will also strengthen my coaching and leadership skills. What... Continue Reading →


Member Spotlight: Pablo Prahl

Promotional Marketing Specialist at Proforma  Member Since: 2015 How would you describe your role/job? I deliver joy to my clients every day by offering tools and resources to boost their existing marketing efforts. Working in the promotional products industry means I get to work with the fun side of marketing – providing a product to make... Continue Reading →

Member Spotlight: Jenifer Wonn

Marketing Coordinator at RLF architecture + engineering + interiors  Member Since: 2014 How would you describe your role/job? I am a Marketing Coordinator and enjoy the fast-pace, multiple-hat life. The ability to switch gears and do something different every day is a thrill. Sometimes glamorous, other times not so much, but working with and supporting talented... Continue Reading →

Member Spotlight: Allison Chalifoux

Marketing Coordinator at DRMP Member Since: 2017 How would you describe your role/job? I help prepare internal and external marketing and communications for all 15 of our offices. In any one day, I help develop, coordinate, and write proposals and presentations and QC letters and marketing documents. I have also recently begun partnering with corporate... Continue Reading →

Member Spotlight: Ritu Sandhu

Senior Regional Marketing Manager at Barton Malow Company Member Since: 2006 How would you describe your role/job? I oversee marketing for the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida. Marketing at Barton Malow operates like a one-stop resource for all internal and external marketing and communications. Our team is responsible for everything from proposals and presentations to event... Continue Reading →

Member Spotlight: Saskia Buggenhout

Marketing Specialist at Turner Construction SMPS Member since: 2017 How would you describe your role/job? As a marketing specialist, my responsibilities include generating custom proposals and presentations, including writing and editing text, design layout, custom graphics, and tailoring resumes. What have been the challenges and rewards of your career? The most rewarding is when we win jobs because... Continue Reading →

Member Spotlight: Daniel Voss

Marketing Coordinator at Energy Air, Inc. SMPS Member since: 2016 SMPS Committee: Programs How would you describe your role/job? At Energy Air, my role is varied and very flexible. The responsibilities of a marketing professional for a subcontractor vary somewhat from that of my general contractor counterparts. Developing marketing collateral, bid packages, calendar management, and lots... Continue Reading →

Member Spotlight: Ben Parrish

Marketing Specialist at Turner Construction Company  SMPS Member since: 2012 Where are you from? Orlando. How long have you been with your firm? I started with Turner in 2010. What inspires you? Great work. Where is your favorite vacation spot? Palau. Some of the greatest scuba diving in the world! What is or was your most interesting deal? As marketers... Continue Reading →

Breathe Through

As marketers in the AEC industry, I don’t have to tell you that sometimes our jobs get stressful. The pressures of rapidly approaching deadlines and high stakes presentations can make us tense and overwhelmed. For me, my saving grace over the past few years has been unrolling my yoga mat and breathing through vigorous poses... Continue Reading →

Why A/E Marketing is a Career to Pursue

Why A/E Marketing Is A Career To Pursue Yes, working in A/E marketing can be a challenging career. So, why do I recommend that recent graduates with marketing, public relations, or journalism degrees pursue this line of work? Well, the more I think about it the more thankful I am that I landed in this... Continue Reading →

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