Sponsor Spotlight

Shaffer Creative

Marketing Communications and Graphic Design

A big Fort Worth style thank you to our In-Kind graphics sponsor, Shaffer Creative! Julie Shaffer, President of Shaffer Creative, is a marketing and graphics design professional with 18 years of experience. She is a dedicated SMPS Fort Worth Member and severed as President of the chapter 2013-2014. The great graphics we have to represent our events and programs come from Julie.

In 2012 Julie founded Shaffer Creative after 9 years of corporate marketing experience with a civil engineering firm. Her experiecnce leading corporate marketing, competitive proposal pursuits, and communications makes her a valuable consultant and asset for your firm and marketing department.

Shaffer Creative offers marketing consulting and graphic design services with the key goal of developing and polishing a strong, creative message through data management, branding, and marketing. Julie is also a great photographer - she has provided many member firms with corporate headshots, project photos, event photography, ariel photos and much more.

As a respected leader of creative teams and marketing departments, Julie’s specialty is conceptualization, design, and orchestration of marketing campaigns that effectively reinforce and build brand imaging through graphic design, marketing collateral, proposals, and presentations primarily for the A/E/C industry.

Julie has assisted numerous SMPS Fort Worth member firms to successfully implement marketing initiatives. Additionally, she has helped plan, develop, and refine core data infrastructure systems to maximize efficiency.

Julie's passion is to help firms strategize ways to creatively communicate their message. Contact her today to make this happen for your firm!

Contact Shaffer Creative Today

Julie Shaffer - 817.845.4006
shaffercreative.com

 

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2016-2017 Slate for Board of Directors

May 12, 2016

Dear Members,

I am pleased to announce by acclamation the Approved Officers Slate for the 2016–2017 year. The following officers have been reviewed and confirmed by our Nominating Committee and will assume the following positions on September 1, 2016:

Newly Elected Officers:

  • President Elect - Courtney Kearney, CPSM (Consultant)
  • Treasurer - Dan Purschwitz (Freese and Nichols, Inc.)

 

Newly Elected Directors:

  • Communications Director - Jen Eisenbarth (Freese and Nichols, Inc.)
  • Sponsorship Director - Liz Harvey (Sundt Construction)

 

Officers Continuing Service:

  • President - Krystal R. Bybee, CPSM (The Rios Group, Inc.)
  • Past President - Jenifer Batchelder, CPSM (Gorrondona & Associates, Inc.)
  • Secretary - Amy Amaya (Freese and Nichols, Inc.)

 

Directors Continuing Service:

  • Membership Director - Gloria Moss (Joeris General Contractors, Ltd.)
  • Programs Director - Christine Jacoby (JQ Infrastructure)

 

 

Thank you,

Amy Amaya
SMPS Fort Worth Secretary

 

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Education Recap

Monday August, 7 2017 we hosted Janell Broyles, Sr. Marketing Coordinator for Freese and Nichols, as she gave us tools to help manage both internal and external writing tasks, from simple cover letters to complex and detailed technical documents.

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Member Spotlight

Please give Eleanor Gach, Marketing Manager at Empire Roofing, a big Fort Worth welcome. Read on to learn more about Eleanor and her top marketing tip - it's a good one!

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Member Spotlight

Amy took the CPSM exam because she wanted to challenge herself. Read more about how beneficial the CPSM study group was when she was preparing for her exam and her recommendations to anyone considering taking it.

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STEER STYLE BINGO 2016 RECAP

Member Spotlight

Lindsey shares helpful questions to consider before taking on the CPSM exam. Read more to learn about her professional goals and life with three young children.

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Member Spotlight

Jennifer shares how her CPSM certification has changed her technical peers' perspective of her. Read more to hear her advice for anyone considering taking the CPSM exam.

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Member Spotlight

As our Chapter President this year, Krystal Bybee has demonstrated what SMPS commitment really looks like. Read more about the many hats she wears and what drives her to succeed.

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Event Recap

The North Texas region will continue to add residents and jobs well into the future. This program brought together the plans that are in place today for major investments in transportation and water considering the region’s anticipated growth.

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Member Spotlight

Learn about member Julie Shaffer, CPSM, Owner of Shaffer Creative, LLC. Read on to discover what she loves photographing and her recommendation to those taking the exam.

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CPSM Spotlight

Cindy Sears-Clemmons has been a pillar of our Chapter since its inception. Learn more about what drives her and why she should stay away from treadmills!

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