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


Jill Tropea has announced that her company Rock Book Consulting Group has published an article in the May issue of Real Estate Market of NJ entitled PUSHING THE LIMITS OF DESIGN. Link to current issue:


Our own Nathan Reyna was profiled in a recent issue of NYREJ.  Link:



Ileana LaFontaine has joined Woods Bagot as a Regional Marketing Manager based in the New York studio.  Over the course of her 15+ years in the design community, she has managed and directed the marketing departments of several architectural firms including Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Murphy Burnham & Buttrick, and di Domenico + Partners.  Ileana landed her new position with the help of her SMPS network.


Brooke Weinstein is featured on the Build Business Experiences about why she attended Build Business. Read it here: Build Business Experiences: Brooke Weinstein – Build Business (



Alicia Koledin wrote an article in the March issue of DELVE magazine.   Here’s the link, and her article starts on page 19:



Richard Nelson was appointed in April to the Advisory Board of UKREiiF – the UK Real Estate Investment & Infrastructure Forum, which launches from 17-19 May 2022. He will be working in his capacity as the Chair of the Institute of Directors Property Special Interest Group to help shape what will become a signature international event in the property and infrastructure industry. Visit for more about the event!  Very timely!


Our beloved President Andrew Weinberg is a judge this month for SMPS Boston’s Awards for Marketing Communications and Marketing Achievements. Awards are given in multiple categories to encompass all aspects of the profession.  Yay for Andrew, once again!


Tami Hausman, PhD, of Hausman LLC, is serving as a judge for the Professional Achievement Awards as part of this year’s SMPS New York Liberty Awards program. The awards will be presented at the Liberty Ball taking place on June 24th. Join the chapter for this festive event! To learn more and register for the Liberty Ball, click here!



On May 25, Tami Hausman will be a panelist for the SMPS Mentor Program to discuss career positions/opportunities in our industry along with Jane Felsen Gertler, FSMPS, Principal of The Marketing Resource / Rebecca Jane Coaching, Jen Mannino, Assistant Vice President, Marketing, LAN ASSOCIATES, and Cristina Martinez, Business Development Director, Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers.   Sharyn Yorio, FSMPS, CPSM and Managing Principal of Next Phase Collaborative, who is one of our mentors, will moderate the program.  


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

Katlyn Cromer, Proposal Specialist, Gannett Fleming, Inc.


Corrine Collins, Marketing Manager, N&P Engineering, Architecture and Land Surveying, PLLC

Diana Soldano, Director of Marketing, Hayduk Engineering, LLC

Joann Naccarato, Director of Operations, B. Thayer Associates

Marisa Maguire, Digital Marketing Manager, Structure Tone LLC

Jonas Foster, Director of Marketing & Communications, Krueck Sexton Partners

Patricia Neumann, President & CEO, Accu-Cost Construction Consultants Inc

Robert Ambrose, Marketing & Proposal Manager, Parette Somjen Architects

Timberly Dinglas, Creative Content Specialist, Cerami & Associates Inc

Kimberly Graham, Director of Marketing, RSC Architects

Alex Lerian, Architectural Market Manager   

Thomas Byrne, Vice President / Business Development, Thornton Tomasetti

Elizabeth Candela, Director of Marketing and Business Development, BKSK Architects LLP

Johanna Arbona, Administrative/ Marketing Assistant, Infrastructure Engineering, Inc.

Rebecca Leonardis, VP Marketing & Corporate Communications, Structure Tone Organization