Beyond Proposals: Adding Value With Project-Specific Marketing Plans

By Michelle Hubbard, Proposal Manager, Hensel Phelps. It was the last day of the 2018 Build Business Conference. So far, I had experienced a full day and a half of enriching programing and made some great memories. The Evening of Excellence Awards was the night prior and I partook in a lot of celebrating and... Continue Reading →


Tech Tips & Tricks Tuesday: Transparent Background

So you know your way around InDesign, but the word "Photoshop" sends a chill down your spine? Well today we have you covered, with a simple but highly useful Tech Tip & Trick for removing backgrounds from an image. Start by opening your image file in Photoshop. From the Tool Box on the left side... Continue Reading →

Member Spotlight: Michele Olson

Proposal Manager at Leidos  SMPS Central Florida Member Since: 2017 Do you currently hold a board or committee position? I was on the 2018 Art Gala committee. If Yes, what do you help with on your committee and why do you suggest someone to be involved with one? I helped with planning the event, and also with... Continue Reading →

Member Spotlight: Courtney Franklin

Marketing Coordinator at Hensel Phelps SMPS Central Florida Position: Treasurer, but this coming year I will be joining the Communications Committee, so Treasurer is up for grabs! Member Since: 2015 Why did you want to be on the board? I wanted to get the most out of my SMPS membership. I felt that throwing myself into a... Continue Reading →


MENTOR: Gail L. Kroll, Executive Vice President, Marketing, FINFROCK Length in the industry: 40 years SMPS member since:  2000 Why did you apply to the mentorship program? I realized a few years ago my involvement with SMPS was decreasing, but that I still wanted an opportunity to stay connected with others in our industry.  I’ve learned a great deal... Continue Reading →

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