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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Member Spotlight: Sarah Hale

How did you get into a career in A/E/C marketing? And what do you do at your current firm? I was a pursuing a career in publishing as a graduate student in PSU’s Book Publishing program when I went internship hunting and found one at Alta Planning + Design. I helped the Director with digital ...

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Announcing the 2019 Winner of SMPS Oregon's Scholarship Program

Congratulations to Kate Kearney for being chosen as the winter 2019 recipient of SMPS Oregon’s Lynn Parsons Educational Scholarship. Kate started her career in A/E/C marketing seven years ago and now is an Associate at Peter Meijer Architect, a local architecture firm specializing in the reus...

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Event Recap: Building Tour at The Rodney

On November 14th, SMPS Oregon hosted a tour of The Rodney, the newest arrival to Pearl District living. The Rodney is a luxury high-rise building that boasts views of the Portland skyline and the West Hills and features sophisticated Studio, 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedroom, and Penthouse units. Twent...

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Event Recap: GROW with SMPS 2019

SMPS Oregon kicked off their first event of the year on September 26 at Chown’s Eleanor event space. We hosted 75 marketing and business development professionals from the A/E/C industry, welcoming chapter members and future members to the 2019/20 season. McKenzie Richardson, SMPS Oregon Presi...

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