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    SMPS Palmetto's 2017-2018 Board of Directors

    This past year was one of growth for the SMPS Palmetto Chapter. We applaud the progress set in motion by the 2017-2018 Board of Directors and welcome the new opportunities of the coming yearl, including a venture into the upstate! You can look forward to another successful year of outstanding programs, informative luncheons, and professional networking opportunities.

    The new term for our 2017-2018 Board of Directors will begin on September 1st.

    Catherine Yaw
    Choate Construction Company
    Anna Lucas
    Pond & Co.
    Paige Carlton
    Thompson Turner Construction
    Immediate Past President
    Jennifer Henikman
    Caroline Eskridge
    Trident Construction
    Michael Young
    Elliott Davis
    Director at-Large, Finance
    Courtney Avant
    HDR, Inc.
    Co-Director at-Large, Membership
    Mary Helen Beard
    Sowell Gray

     Co-Director at-Large, Membership
    Jenna Dowd Hart
    HDR, Inc.
    Co-Director at-Large, Communications
    Phereby Derrick
    Colliers International

    Co-Director at-Large, Communications
    Geoff Lewis
    GEL Engineering
    Co-Director at-Large, Sponsorship
    Besty McDonald
    Buchanan Construction Services
    Co-Director at-Large, Sponsorship
    Liz McCary
    Colliers International
    Co-Director at-Large, Programs
    John Brandon
    ADC Engineering
    Co-Director at-Large, Programs
    Liz Rhoads, CPSM
    Thompson Turner Construction
    Director at-Large, Education


    Congratulations to the SMPS CPSMs!

    SMPS Palmetto is proud to have multiple members within our organization who have successfully positioned themselves amongst their peers, colleagues and competitors as professional marketers. With the attainment of the CPSM (Certified Professional Services Marketor) designation, they have shown a signifigant investment in themselves and their companies by striving for continuous improvement through education and professional success. Congratulations to the following SMPS Palmetto members:

    Lauren Minors, Marketing Project Manager
    O'Brien & Gere
    *SMPS Palmetto President, 2015-2016

    Brittany Williams, Client Liason - Marketing & Communications
    Mead & Hunt
    *SMPS Palmetto Past President, 2014-2015

    Jenny Chubb, Marketing Coordinator
    GEL Engineering

    Mike McCarthy, Marketing/Business Development
    RMF Engineering

    Mary Helen Beard, Marketing Director
    Mashburn Construction

    Susan Collins, Chief Operating Officer
    Whole Building Systems

    Brian Gallagher, Director of Business Development

    Kay McLaurin, Business Development Manager
    Carter Goble Lee

    David E. Chase, President
    Chase A&EP PA

    Liz Rhoads, Senior Marking Coordinator
    O'Neil, Inc.

    Russell Sanford, Senior Manager - Marketing & Corporate Development
    Kleindschmidt Associates

    In addition to the aforementioned members, SMPS Palmetto would like to congratulate Rhodes White of White Consulting for achieving the distinction of SMPS Fellow. SMPS is a previous past president and the founding member of SMPS Palmetto. As a Fellow, she has attained the highest level of experience and leadership in marketing within the design and building industry by going a step beyond CPSM certification. SMPS Fellows serve as a resource at the chapter, regional, and national levels, providing insight, ideas, programs, and mentoring for the benefit of the members and the Society. In addition, these individuals teach, write, and speak on marketing issues outside of SMPS, working to advance the profession of marketing professional services throughout the architectural/engineering/construction industry.

     If you are a current SMPS Member and would like more information about CPSM certification, please visit here.