Member Spotlights

New Member Spotlight: Paul DiGirolamo

Blog, Chapter News & Announcements, Member Spotlights  |  October 23, 2018

New Member Spotlight: Paul DiGirolamo

Paul DiGirolamo is Vice President of Engineering at RIG Consulting, Inc.  Paul has been with RIG for eight years.  RIG is a Pennsylvania certified WBE/DBE that performs Construction Management/Inspection, Surveying, Civil Engineering and Environmental Assessments.  Paul has over 25 years of engineering experience, a BSCE from Penn State and a MSCE from Carnegie Mellon.  He ...

New Member Spotlight: Sami Barry

Blog, Chapter News & Announcements, Member Spotlights  |  August 14, 2018

New Member Spotlight: Sami Barry

Sami Barry is Director of Marketing for Helbling & Associates, a retained executive search firm that specializes in facilities, construction, engineering, and real estate development.  In her role, Sami works closely with the company’s President and Regional Managing Directors to develop and execute diverse marketing and business development strategies....

New Member Spotlight: Gene Boyer

Chapter News & Announcements, Member Spotlights  |  February 13, 2017

Born in Philadelphia and raised in Monroeville, Gene has called Pittsburgh home for the better part of 4 decades. A lifelong Steeler fan, Gene returns to Pittsburgh after spending the past three years working as a Project Manager on high-end interior projects in the DC Metro market. Having started his career in the construction business in ...

New Member Spotlight: Melissa Hodge, Business Development Manager

Member Spotlights  |  January 10, 2017

New Member Spotlight: Melissa Hodge, Business Development Manager

Melissa joined HRV, Inc. as Business Development Manager in May 2016 with 20-plus years of business experience in several industries, including oil & gas, safety and security, automotive manufacturing and transit/transportation. Her diverse business management background and expansive network of industry connections provides insight, direction and continuity. Specifically, Melissa’s expertise in operations management, employee relations, ...

New Member Spotlight: Kathryn Bilak, Marketing Coordinator

Member Spotlights  |  November 28, 2016

New Member Spotlight: Kathryn Bilak, Marketing Coordinator

Kathryn Bilak is the Marketing Coordinator at Crawford Consulting Services, Inc. (CRAWFORD) and has been with the company since 2011. She is a graduate of Penn State University with a BA in Advertising and Public Relations. Before coming to CRAWFORD, Kathryn spent the first part of her career working in sales and advertising where she ...

New Member Spotlight: Jennifer Portaro, Manager of Client Care & Education

Member Spotlights  |  March 04, 2016

New Member Spotlight: Jennifer Portaro, Manager of Client Care & Education

Jennifer Portaro is the Manager of Client Care and Education for Menard USA and has been with the company since January 2011. She is a graduate from the University of Michigan with a BA in Economics. While she hasn’t always worked in the engineering industry, the theme of her career has been business development and ...

New Member Spotlight: Liz Gamelier, Business Development Manager

Member Spotlights  |  January 04, 2016

New Member Spotlight: Liz Gamelier, Business Development Manager

Liz Gamelier, Business Development Manager at Trans Associates, is a Sales and Marketing Professional with 25+ years experience in the A/E/C market. Liz is a graduate of Penn State University with a BS degree in Marketing. Her background includes the development of marketing plans, website content, sales management and proposal response for a metals and signage ...

New Member Spotlight: Anson Whaley, Proposal Manager

Blog, Chapter News & Announcements, Member Spotlights  |  October 01, 2015

New Member Spotlight: Anson Whaley, Proposal Manager

New Member Spotlight on SMPS Pittsburgh's Newest Member, Anson Whaley, Proposal Manager at i+iconUSA....

Member Spotlight: Sharon Landau

Member Spotlights  |  July 09, 2014

Member Spotlight:  Sharon Landau

Sharon Landau is the Marketing Director for Landau Building Company in Wexford, PA. She received a B.S. in Architecture from Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico, working in architecture for twenty years. In 2005, Sharon joined the family business as Landau’s marketing director, incorporating her architecture background into her marketing and business development strategies. Sharon ...

Member Spotlight: Al Grasso

Member Spotlights  |  June 04, 2014

Member Spotlight: Al Grasso

Member Spotlight: Al Grasso is Director, Market and Client Strategy at Mascaro Construction Company, LP. In 2002, Al began in the A/E/C industry here in Pittsburgh. ...