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 →

SMPS Student Chapter

How many of us marketers in the AEC industry sailed through four years of college without any idea of where we would land when we got out? How many more didn't know what "AEC" meant, had no knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, and scarcely made any effort to grow our professional networks until our... Continue Reading →

Positive Change in 2017

  With the end of January approaching, we've had more than three weeks to put our personal New Year’s resolutions in action. According to the theories of psychologist Maxwell Maltz, whose 1960's hit Psycho-Cybernetics sold 30 million copies, you've already made it through the 21 days required to turn your behavior-altering New Year’s resolutions into... Continue Reading →

Build Business Recap: Trends in Sports Design

Didn’t have the opportunity to attend Build Business in Philadelphia this year? Do not fear, SMPS CF is here! We are providing you with a Build Business teach back series from our board member’s most valuable sessions. Trends in Sports Design:  It’s all About the Experience Moderator:  Kevin Lewis, Sports Practice Director, Henderson Engineers Panelists:... Continue Reading →

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