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Always a Marketer

December 15, 2022

In 2010 when I started at Purdy-McGuire (PMI), I had been an HR director for a prominent general contractor in the Dallas area. The job at PMI was supposed to be a temporary thing while Read More

Member Spotlight: Julie Witecki

December 9, 2022

In our member spotlight, Julie Witecki, CPSM, chats with SMPS. Julie is senior strategy consultant for FMI Corporation. She has been in the A/E/C industries since 2005 and an SMPS member since 2007. In this Read More

SMPS Member Angie Cole

December 13, 2021

In our member spotlight, Angie Cole, MBA, takes time out of her busy day to chat with SMPS. Angie is director of marketing and business development for Lorentz Bruun Construction. She has been a member Read More

SMPS Member Damion Morris

October 18, 2021

In our member spotlight, Damion Morris, CPSM, takes time out of his busy day to chat with SMPS. Damion is marketing manager for PCL Construction and has been a member of SMPS for seven years. Read More

SMPS Member Kim Pipkin

August 17, 2021

In our member spotlight, Kim Pipkin takes time out of her busy day to chat with SMPS. Kim is founder/principal of Black Kite Consulting and president-elect of SMPS San Francisco, and sits on the SMPS Read More

Being the Only Dot of Diversity

August 17, 2021

In the fall of 1967, I was bussed from the projects in Gary, IN, to a better (all-white) school several miles away in the suburbs. I was devastated—and afraid. I’d seen news reports of how Read More

SMPS Member Thy Daniels

June 15, 2021

In our member spotlight, Thy Daniels takes time out of her busy day to chat with SMPS. Thy is senior proposal coordinator for Bora Architecture & Interiors and has been a member of SMPS for Read More

Yes, I’ve Been to London

May 17, 2021

A few years ago, I attended a college fair at a hotel near the San Francisco International Airport. The colleges in the exhibition hall were showcasing performing arts programs. I decided to check out a Read More

My Family’s Hidden Identity

May 17, 2021

In January 2021, I embarked on one of the hardest challenges I’ve experienced as a parent to date: explaining to my Jewish daughter what the Holocaust is and how it affected my family. Suddenly, the Read More

Getting Into Good Trouble

April 19, 2021

Fighting the good fight or getting into good trouble (as the late Senator John Lewis often said) is an inextricable part of my personality and life. Why is that? My background and family history provide Read More