Member Buzz

January 2018 Member News!

Member Buzz

Let’s see what our members are up to this month!

James Korman’s firm receives VOSB certification

James Korman’s firm, Superstar Lighting Solutions, located in Stony Brook has been verified as a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Superstar Lighting Solutions was founded by James, who serves as the company’s owner and lead lighting consultant. James, a United States veteran, joined SMPS New York in August of 2017.

SMPS-NY Members featured in New York Real Estate Journal

Brien McDaniel, Director of Communications at FXFOWLE, Carrie Villani, Director of Marketing at Leslie E. Robertson Associates, Alexis Newman, MBA, Senior Marketing Specialist at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH) and Sarah Nolan Hoff, Owner at Hoffhaus Creative were featured in the December 19th issue of the New York Real Estate Journal.  To read their interviews in the Year in Review section Click Here!

Kathryn Kucharski, Marketing Manager at Shawmut Design and Construction was featured in the January 9th issue highlighting Kathryn as the 2017 CREW New York STAR Award recipient.  To read the article Click Here!

Rhonda Cardone promoted to Associate at Dewberry

Dewberry has promoted Rhonda Cardone, New York Marketing Director to Associate of the firm.  In this leadership role, she is tasked with implementation of programs that align with the organization’s business goals in support of Dewberry’s national strategic initiatives, service lines and client management objectives.  Her programs incorporate training, thought leadership and best practices for marketing, BD and technical personnel.

Amy Stroud promoted to Marketing Director at Dattner Architects

Driven by a passion for what architecture brings to our world through design, communication, and impact to our environment, Amy Stroud has been promoted as Dattner Architects’ Marketing Director. With over 11 years of experience in the AEC Industry, Amy has collaborated on complex public and private projects, across a diverse range of scales and regional contexts, enabling her to understand the dynamics between clients, design firms, and the successful execution of projects. This understanding complements the realization of marketing and business development endeavors, within her firm and beyond. Amy joined Dattner Architects, a mission-driven firm based in New York City, committed to civic architecture and its role in the urban environment, in 2015, and she is thrilled to continue to evolve in her role within the firm.

Jeffrey Taub co-authors Article

Jeffrey Taub, CPSM, Senior Technical Director for Business Development at AKRF and Jen McGovern, CPSM, Regional Marketing Manager at VHB have co-authored a paper titled “Chart Your Course to Value-Driven Leadership”.  To read the full article Click Here!

Ida Cheinman’s Articles Featured in SMPS Marketer

Ida Cheinman, Principal and Creative Director of the brand communications firm Substance151 has two articles in the December issue of SMPS Marketer. The feature article “Omnichannel Marketing: Catching Up to the Future of B2B” discusses why the Omnichannel model is the right fit for A/E/C firms and “Marketer’s Toolbox 2.0” identifies top must-have strategies and tech tools for today’s A/E/C marketer. 

To read the articles click the links below:

Marketer’s Digital Toolbox 2.0

SMPS-NY Members to present at MERGE Conference

MERGE brings together innovative thinkers from across multiple industries, geographies, and SMPS chapters to discuss the ongoing transformation of A/E/C marketing. SMPS-New York’s members Amy Stroud, from Dattner Architects, and SMPS-NY Past President, Robin Carathanasis, Marketing Manager at Lilker Associates, will be joined by Dattner Architects’ HR Manager, Mary Beth Lardaro, O’Neal’s Vice President of Marketing Brian Gallagher and Marketers Take Flight’s Linsday Diven for Branding, Connecting, Positioning, Cultivating – Merging Marketing & HR. The panel discussion will take place on March 22nd and will demonstrate how firms can capitalize on the efforts of these departments by sharing resources and developing joint initiatives.

New Members! 

Join us in welcoming Richard Dennis, Project Manager at DLB Associates Consulting Engineers; Daria Tsvetkova, Marketing Specialist at Hinman Consulting Engineer, Inc.; Jessica Doyle, Marketing Manager at Clune Construction; Samantha Donnelly, Marketing Manager at Ysrael A. Seinuk, P.C.; and Courtni Olds, Marketing Coordinator at JFK&M Consulting Group LLC.