SMPS Recognizes the 2019 Class of Fellows

The 2019 class represents the highest level of experience and leadership in marketing and business development within the design and building industries.

SMPS Recognizes the 2019 Class of FellowsAlexandria, VA (August 6, 2019)The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), the premier A/E/C marketing and business development association, is pleased to announce the following members who have been named Fellows of the Society in 2019. SMPS Fellows represent the highest level of experience and leadership in marketing and business development within the design and building industries. Members who have 15 years’ experience as a marketer and/or business developer in the A/E/C industries, have been an active member for 10 of the previous 15 consecutive years, and who have held a current Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) designation for a minimum of five years were eligible to apply for the Fellows Recognition Program.

These professionals will serve as a resource at the chapter, regional, and Society levels to provide insight, ideas, programs, and mentoring. They were honored at Build Business 2019, the SMPS annual conference, during the “R.I.S.E. Awards Luncheon” on Thursday, August 1, in Washington, D.C.

Congratulations to the 2019 Class of SMPS Fellows:

Terry Caywood, FSMPS, CPSM
Director of Marketing
The Sextant Group Technology Consultants
Pittsburgh, PA

Amy Collins, FSMPS, CPSM
Facilities Business Line Marketing Manager
Gannett Fleming
Camp Hill, PA

Deirdre Gilmore, FSMPS, CPSM
TankGirl Marketing
Phoenix, AZ

Mindy Hinsley, FSMPS, CPSM
Hinsley Collective
Marriottsville, MD

Lee Jarboe, FSMPS, CPSM
Vice President
JE Dunn Construction
Atlanta, GA

Kenda Salisbury, FSMPS, CPSM
Business Development Manager
Degenkolb Engineers
Seattle, WA

Russ Sanford, FSMPS, CPSM
Chief Marketing Officer
Kleinschmidt Associates
Lexington, SC

Jeffrey Taub, FSMPS, CPSM
Senior Technical Director – Business Development
AKRF, Inc.
New York, NY

Kimberly Thompkins, FSMPS, CPSM
Marketing Director
Peachtree Corners, GA

Misty Thurman, FSMPS, CPSM
Marketing Director
Oil Capital Electric, LLC
Broken Arrow, OK


Business Transformed Through Marketing Leadership: The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is the only organization dedicated to creating business opportunities in the A/E/C industries. With more than 7,000 members, SMPS provides leadership and professional development programs, industry research, business-building events, and vital marketing resources. Through SMPS, A/E/C professionals in North America tap into powerful networks to form project teams, secure business referrals and intelligence, and benchmark performance. The Society is committed to validating the practice of marketing and business development as essential to the success of all professional services firms. Learn more about SMPS at


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