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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 ...

March 2016 Luncheon Photo Gallery

Photo Galleries  |  March 16, 2016

March 2016 Luncheon Photo Gallery

  Photos from the  March 16, 2016 Luncheon: The New Face of Manufacturing at the ESWP....

January 2016 Luncheon Photo Gallery

Photo Galleries  |  January 29, 2016

  Photos from the 2016 January Luncheon: 2016 Economic Development Forecast that took place on January 20th at the Engineer’s Society of Western Pennsylvania. The panel discussed the state of economic development in and around the Pittsburgh region. They provided valuable insight on the policies and incentives guiding development opportunities in Southwestern PA and West ...

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 ...

2015 Hammer Home More Business Photo Gallery

Chapter News & Announcements, Photo Galleries  |  October 20, 2015

2015 Hammer Home More Business Photo Gallery

Photos from the 2015 Hammer Home More Business Conference that took place on October 16, 2015 at the Carpenter's Training Center. Thank you for helping us make this event a success!...

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....

SMPS Pittsburgh Blog: CPSM Certification – Why Get Certified?

Blog, Chapter News & Announcements  |  September 28, 2015

SMPS Pittsburgh Blog: CPSM Certification – Why Get Certified?

In preparation for SMPS National's CPSM Week taking place on October 12-16th, SMPS Pittsburgh asked our local CPSMs to voice their perceptions of the benefits of becoming a CPSM....

SMPS Pittsburgh Blog: Member Spotlight – Katie Spear, CPSM

Blog  |  September 15, 2015

Katie Spear, CPSM, 2015-2016 Membership Chair for the SMPS Pittsburgh Chapter, was recently featured as one of SMPS National's Member Spotlights. ...

SMPS Pittsburgh Blog: Creating Brand Strategies for Your Professional Services Firm

Blog  |  September 04, 2015

When you talk about the word, “brand” most think of the masters, Nike: Just Do It.; Energizer: Keeps going and going and going.; Porsche: There is no substitute. But branding is a lot more than a memorable slogan, especially for B2B firms who are selling services, not widgets. The concept of a brand and its value ...

A Letter from the President (2014-2015)

Chapter News & Announcements  |  August 25, 2015

I have been honored to serve as your Chapter President for the 2014-2015 programming year. Our chapter is comprised of a group of the most talented individuals in our industry. When we gather together, we make great thing happen. Moving forward into the coming year, I encourage each of you to become more involved with ...