Here’s what’s happening with our SMPS-NY Members!


Wonderful news from David Golab!  He has been  elected to the board of Build Out Alliance  Their mission is: “Our vision is a building design and construction industry that universally values inclusion, where LGBTQ professionals work openly with pride, and where everyone has access to equal opportunities and a diverse professional network.”

David was also elected to the 34th Street Partnership Business Improvement District!    Congratulations David!


Lucie Meier has joined Sherpa Construction and Consulting as Director of Business Development. Please note her new email address:  Congratulations, Lucie!



Jeffrey Taub, FSMPS, CPSM was interviewed by SMPS National about his role at AKRF and why he attended Build Business last year.   Here’s the article:



Alexa Antopol’s husband Nicholas Kaufman has a new book coming out this summer!  Very Exciting! Some details:

Bram Stoker nominated horror author Nicholas Kaufmann’s THE HUNGRY EARTH; during an autopsy a coroner discovers a mystifying growth in the body of a young suicide and after consulting her biologist lover, her bewilderment turns to alarm as they discover evidence of a deadly fungus. Crossroads Press, for publication this summer 2021.         


Melissa Slavin will be on the panel for the CREWNY CARES – Leveraging the Power of Your CREW and Social Networks on May 5th:



On April 7, Vicki Arbitrio presented “A Perspective on the Changing Workplace” in the final session of the NCSEA SE3 Virtual Spring Series – National Council of Structural Engineers Associations – Structural Engineering, Engagement and Equity. Viewers equated it to a TED Talk from a seasoned engineer’s perspective on the structural engineering profession. More info here:


Peter Pennoyer of Peter Pennoyer Architects (PPA) is thrilled to announce that the firm’s new book Rowdy Meadow: House – Land – Art is now available for pre-order and will be printed in October 2021:


Ali Panditrao was recently promoted from Marketing Coordinator to Senior Marketing Coordinator at Ware Malcomb. Congratulations, Ali!



Sarah Berman is one of Real Estate Weekly Leading Ladies 2021:



We are excited to WELCOME our NEW MEMBERS!!!!

Brittany Ryan, Business Development Coordinator 

Marc Hochlerin, Principal, Audiovisual/Media, Shen Milsom & Wilke LLC


Amy King, Director of Marketing & Business Development, Stages Consultants, LLC

Angela Donatella, Scivoli Marketing & Proposal Coordinator, Guidepost Solutions LLC

Erika Aiese, Director of Marketing/Associate, Mathews Nielsen

Ivoire Lloyd, Sr. Marketing Proposal Manager, SYSTRA Engineering, Inc.

Brian Ferry, Senior Manager, Marketing and Strategic Communications, CNY Group

Jeffrey Taub, Vice President – Corporate Marketing, AKRF

Vivian Bailey, Marketing Manager, B. Thayer Associates

Sharyn Yorio, Managing Principal, Next Phase Collaborative

Brooke Weinstein, Director, Northeast Regional Marketing, Dewberry

Jessica Doyle, Vice President, Clune Construction

Michelle Galindez Russo, National Director of Marketing and Comms, Syska Hennessy Group

Martha Huguet, Director of Marketing, Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers