Member Spotlight: Kyle Patterson

Meet Kyle Patterson Kyle PattersonSenior Marketing CoordinatorDOWL What do you do at your current firm? I’ve been a Senior Marketing Coordinator at DOWL since February 2019. I support business development and marketing efforts for a roster of a dozen project managers. I am responsible for ...

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Member Spotlight: Nick Tahran

Meet Nick Tahran Nick TahranMarketing CoordinatorHarper Houf Peterson Righellis Inc. How did you get into A/E/C marketing? What do you currently do at your firm?I graduated from the University of Oregon with a journalism degree and wasn’t sure what to do with it, so I went to Europe to tea...

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Member Spotlight: Jerry Taricska, PE

Meet Jerry Taricska, PE Jerry Taricska, PEFire Protection Engineer and Business Developer Coffman Engineers, Inc. What do you do at your current firm?I have been devoting my time to Business Development and Fire Protection Engineering. What inspired you to join SMPS?I recently relocated from Wa...

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What it takes to GROW with SMPS Oregon

This post was written by SMPS Oregon past president, Christina Blaser It’s times like these (an economic recession, a global pandemic, the fight for justice, diversity and inclusion, pivotal national elections, etc.) that make your networks all the more valuable as professional marketers. We&...

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Member Spotlight: Cassie Crawford

How did you get into a career in A/E/C marketing? And what do you do at your current firm? I began my career in marketing in 2005 as an event coordinator, graphic designer, website editor, and marketer. Since then, I’ve worn many hats mostly in the non-profit sector. A few years ago, I began ...

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Vote for the 2020-2021 SMPS Oregon Board of Directors!

The nominations are in and now we need your final votes for the 2020-2021 Board of Directors! Each year, the Nominations and Elections Committee, which is comprised of the current President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer, issues a Call for Nominations t...

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Member Spotlight: Juan Coronel

How do you maximize your SMPS membership? (how are you involved in the chapter, what would you recommend other members get involved in, etc.) As an SMPS member, I do my best to stay engaged with the Oregon chapter as much as possible. I attend events, roundtables, and I am currently the Media Rela...

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Member Spotlight: Gregory Fitz

How do you maximize your SMPS membership? The way I have maximized the value of SMPS has evolved over the 11 years I have been a member. In the beginning, when I was new to the industry it was an excellent resource for education and training. As my role shifted at PBS to more of a Business Developm...

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Member Spotlight: Stacy Ho

How has SMPS helped you in your career development? I have been a member for 20 years. Even going back later in my career for an MBA in Marketing didn’t teach me all that SMPS has. From mentorship, to the power of my network, to friends that are like family, and every job I’ve ever had...

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New CPSM Spotlight: Shalyn Wirfs

Congratulations to Shalyn Wirfs, our newest CPSM! We asked Shalyn to share her experience in obtaining the Certified Professional Services Marketer certification. Why did you decide to pursue the CPSM credential?  I decided to pursue the CPSM credential because ...

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