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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

SMPS Member Kyle Veater

October 15, 2019

In our member spotlight, Kyle Veater takes time out of his busy day to sit down with SMPS. Kyle, who works for OCMI as a business development and marketing manager, shares the rewards and challenges Read More

Make Time To Compare

September 20, 2019

On a personal level, some say comparing ourselves to others might not be a good thing. But I can think of one great reason to compare, actually I like to call it “evaluate”—and that’s when Read More

SMPS Member Megan Eby, CPSM

August 12, 2019

In our member spotlight, Megan Eby, CPSM, takes a moment out of her busy day to sit down with SMPS. Megan, who works for Toole Design as a proposal coordinator shares the rewards and challenges Read More

Make the Most of Your Membership and Next Conference

July 19, 2019

A member recently told me that she got approval to attend her first conference. She was really excited, but nervousness also settled in. When I asked why, she said, “Because I want to make sure Read More