Sponsor Spotlight: CKearney Consulting

SMPS Fort Worth is thankful for the partnerships we have with our wonderful sponsors. Today, we are proud to spotlight Silver sponsor CKearney Consulting.

Do you suggle with any of these roadblocks?

  • Missing project history and resume information
  • Tracking and maintaining opportunities and hit rate
  • No time to keep company and project data up to date in the system
  • Cumbersome reporting for weekly/quarterly team meetings

These are common struggles every Marketing and Business Development professional faces at some point in time and greatly impact your efficiency and productivity!

CKearney Consulting partners with A/E/C firms to tear down these barricades and pave the way to open roads. We provide insight into Client Relationship Management (CRM) systems and processes sharing advice and guidance for optimization to increate your efficitiveness and ROI.

It’s our desire to provide quality services so our clients can live the working lifestyle they want, free from the stress of overwhelming data or an inefficient system. It’s the WHY behind what we do.


What our clients say….

“CKearney staff has assisted us with multiple (CRM) data imports and has helped us quickly troubleshoot problems. Their expertise and understanding of the best practices for managing large amounts of data has been extremely helpful. CKearney is a great resource!”

“It is a true value to know that someone is on top of our CRM data that we can reach out to at any given moment. CKC was able to fulfill our needs so we no longer have to worry about filling a vacant position and where we would have to train someone from the ground up. They are proactive on bringing information to our attention that needs to be addressed if there is an issue with our system or data.”

“CKC is always there and helps implement features that we otherwise wouldn't be aware of.”



CKearney Consulting offers CRM services to meet your system and data related needs, whether you need advising, hands-on help or simply need someone to do it all for you!

About Our Founder

Courtney Kearney, CPSM is the founder and owner of CKC and is known for her love of data! She brings her marketing skills and years of experience to a technical world of databases, processes, and numbers. She is a CRM thought leader, writing white papers, leading roundtables, and giving presentations at local and national conferences. Courtney has served in several leadership roles at SMPS Fort Worth including 2017-18 President.

Contact CKearney Consulting Today |


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Now accepting Emerging Professional and SRC Scholarship Applications

We are excited to announce that Steer Style Bingo 2017 was such a success we were able to fund a second year of our Scholarship Program!

We have two scholarships available:

  • Emerging Professional Scholarship - Designed to help qualified marketers early in their career (less than five years) who cannot join SMPS due to financial hardship or other reasons.
  • Southern Regional Conference (SRC) Scholarship - Designed to help qualified SMPS Fort Worth membersattend SMPS SRC. 

See the attached applications for details. 

Emerging Professional Scholarship  

Southern Regional Conference (SRC) Scholarship  


Applications are being accepted through August 31, 2018.

Complete and email your application to the SMPS Fort Worth Secretary at [email protected].


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Sponsor Spotlight: HALO Branded Solutions & Chad Cooper

SMPS Fort Worth is so thankful for the partnerships we have with our wonderful sponsors. Today, we are proud to spotlight our in-kind sponsor HALO Branded Solutions and promotional branding guru Chad Cooper.

Few promotional organizations specialize in the A/E/C industry, but Chad’s knowledge and five years of experience with HALO will help your business boom.

The difference between myself and other promotional companies is that my goal is to make your job less stressful. Whether you have events, marketing campaigns, tradeshows, apparel needs, awards & recognition or anything coming up where you plan to have promotional items, let me do the homework for you. You tell me the event or theme and your budget, and I will come up with the ideas. This frees up both your time and the need to go looking online or through catalogs. My commitment and dedication to SMPS is unmatched.

SMPS Member Perks

  • End Column Pricing – As long as the minimum quantity is ordered, you will receive the highest quantity pricing with Chad. #SMPS
  • FREE Samples
  • FREE Virtuals


Contact Chad to discuss a customized approach to your promotional items needs

[email protected] | 888.996.8002 Ext: 103 or 214.460.4191 (cell)



Headquartered in Sterling, Illinois, HALO Branded Solutions is centrally located in order to support a national client base. HALO is a global leader of promotional solutions, combining creativity, innovation and the most sophisticated technology for dynamic results. As a "full-service" promotional products distributor, we offer:


With top-quality products, over six decades of branding expertise and efficient operational processes, HALO offers unmatched reliability and unique solutions for every client, on every project. Click to view the Corporate Brochure.

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Wherever you are, HALO delivers solutions that achieve results, exceed expectations, and create success. With creative marketing solutions, quality products and a foundation of total client satisfaction, learn how we can put our industry leadership to work for you!

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