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Meet Dana Birkes, CPSM | First Members of SMPS Utah

There are a lot of things we’ll remember about the year 2020. Dana Birkes should be one of them! This year, we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of SMPS Utah and Dana served as our first SMPS Utah President. Dana’s service to SMPS began early. While she was living in Dallas, she belonged t...

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Hogan Construction: Brighton High School Rebuild for Canyons School District

The new Brighton High School is a complete on-site, phased replacement of the existing building. This project's unique challenges involve the systematic rebuild of the high school sections within the complex site constraints of a 35-acre site on a multi-sloped hillside (with a 34-foot grade change) ...

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K-12 and Higher Education Client Roundtable

K-12 and Higher Education Client Roundtable | Wednesday, November 18, 2020 The annual SMPS Utah Roundtable has been a “standing room only” event since it was launched in 2005. This year’s virtual networking event is sure to be no exception. This year’s special event is foc...

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Sofia Fouquet, Student Member

How many years of experience?6 in marketing, communications, and project management; 0 in the AEC industry Why did you join SMPS? I’m brand new to the SLC area and am looking to expand my network. I used to serve on the American Marketing Association board in Alaska and we had a great working...

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Kendall Tate, MPC | Marketing Manager, JRCA Architects

Kendall is the Marketing Manager for JRCA Architects. She has been a member of SMPS for nearly three years and serves as the Registration Coordinator.  How long have you worked at your company? Almost three years How would you describe your role/job? As the marketing manager, I play...

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November Anniversaries/Renewals

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Welcome New Member November 2020

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30 Years of SMPS Utah as Remembered by Keri Hammond, FSMPS, CPSM

Keri Hammond of MARKETLINK is a recognized expert in the AEC industry and has been involved with SMPS Utah since it was chartered in 1990. This proved to be the first and most valuable professional association in her career. At the time, Keri was a marketing student at the University of Utah and mar...

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The Evolution of A/E/C Public Relations: A 2020 Line in the Sand

THE EVOLUTION OF A/E/C PUBLIC RELATIONS: A 2020 LINE IN THE SAND Written by Nicole C. Marshall, CPSM Public Relations, as a profession, has barely been in existence for 100 years. In that time, the world of business has certainly changed shape – perhaps immeasurably. But in no faster period,...

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Emily Hymas, MBA | Jacobsen Construction

“SMPS provides countless opportunities to unlock our potential, advance our careers and sharpen our competitive edge. It's important to me that our members understand and have access to the many benefits that SMPS offers, and that they feel like they're part of a community that's making a diff...

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