SMPS.org archives

Never Stop Reflecting

September 16, 2020

  The summer is (almost) officially over and, for some of us, it seems like a blur. Where’d the time go and what did we do? Spending time with family and friends (even through Zoom) Read More

SMPS Member Donald Butchko

August 17, 2020

  In our member spotlight, Donald Butchko takes time out of his busy day to chat with SMPS. Donald, who works for Bowen as their marketing manager, shares the rewards of his job and the Read More

The SMPS Annual Membership Meeting

July 22, 2020

  The SMPS Annual Membership Meeting will be held virtually on Monday, August 31, at 2 p.m. ET. SMPS President Melissa Lutz, FSMPS, CPSM, and our HQ team will present a review of the current Read More

July 2020: Make the Most of Your Membership

July 16, 2020

There’s always room for growth. And there’s always room for a different mindset. Often, we’re taught to believe that leadership comes to those who wait. And to those at certain levels or with particular job Read More

From Struggle to Superpower

June 29, 2020

  What Living Life in the In Betweens Has Taught Me About Adversity, Acceptance, and the Power of Authenticity. The last couple of months have been challenging for most of us. They certainly have been Read More

A Seat at the Table

June 15, 2020

As I look across the ranks, do I see me? It is, unfortunately, a common thought by people of color in the corporate world. That idea has traveled with me as a member of SMPS Read More

May 2020: Make the Most of Your Membership

May 20, 2020

  Summer is upon us. And this time last year, we never expected to be working remotely and spending more time at home than ever before. We would’ve probably said that school’s out for summer—when Read More

SMPS Member Sally Clark

April 15, 2020

In our member spotlight, Sally Clark takes time out of her busy day to chat with SMPS. Sally, who works for AFG Group as director, marketing and communications, shares the rewards of her job and Read More

SMPS Member Kathleen Porter

February 13, 2020

In our member spotlight, Kathleen Porter takes time out of her busy day to chat with SMPS. Kathleen, who works for Lavellee Brensigner Architects as business development manager, shares the rewards of her job and Read More

SMPS Member Caroline Hinrichs

December 17, 2019

In our member spotlight, Caroline Hinrichs takes time out of her busy day to sit down with SMPS. Caroline, who works for HOK as director of business development of Experience Design, shares the rewards of Read More