SMPS Announces New Director of Marketing

SMPS Announces New Director of Marketing

Alexandria, VA— (September 23, 2021)The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is pleased to announce that Nandi Rice has joined the Society as director, marketing. Nandi will be responsible for leading the marketing strategies, messaging, and materials to promote SMPS and the SMPS Foundation. She will be working remotely from Charlotte, NC, and will report directly to Chief Strategy Officer Marci Thompson.

Nandi comes to SMPS with over a decade of experience in marketing with roles in the association and for-profit sectors. Most recently she served as the senior marketing manager for Sur-Ryl Marketing, where she developed and led marketing strategies for mid-sized non-profits and small businesses. Prior to her work with Sur-Ryl Marketing, Nandi worked for Informa, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, and ASAE.

Nandi will focus on implementing organized and integrated marketing plans that support the SMPS strategic direction, DEI initiatives, mission, and vision.

She holds a master’s degree in Public Communication from American University and a dual bachelor’s degree in Communications and American Studies from SUNY College at Old Westbury.



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 6,500 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.

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