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.”

 

Services

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 | ckearneyconsulting.com

 

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Event Recap: Steer Style Bingo 2017

Steer Style Bingo

Thursday, October 19

Thursday, October 19, professionals and community leaders from across the area attended SMPS Fort Worth’s second Steer Style Bingo event, benefiting the Fort Worth Herd and the SMPS Fort Worth Scholarship Program. Guests enjoyed hors d'oeuvres and music by Texas Country music artist Jason Ashley while playing a life size game of Bingo with Rojo, Norman and Rusty (three Texas longhorns) at the Cowtown Coliseum. Read more about how Steer Style Bingo works here.

Prizes

Bingo winners and raffle winners were able to choose from a number of goodies, thanks to our generous prize donors.

Bingo Winner Basket 1 - One-night Stay at the Fort Worth Omni Hotel

Bingo Winner Basket 2 - One-night Stay at the Fort Worth Hilton Hotel

Bingo Winner Basket 3 - One-night Stay at the Fort Worth Sheraton Hotel

Each basket also included:

  • 4 tickets to the Modern Museum
  • A bottle of TX Whiskey
  • A 6-pack of Martin House Brewing Company beer
  • The Reata Restaurant Cookbook
  • A $50 Tim Love Restaurant gift card and a Yeti tumbler donated by CKearney Consulting
  • An air plant arrangement donated by SMPS Fort Worth
  • A photography session donated by local photographer Stacy Bogan
  • A Sub Z cooler donated by Steve Shultz 

Side Bet 1 Winner Prize  - “What’s for Lunch” Gift Card Pack with cards to Taco Heads, Starbucks and Chick-fil-A donated by SMPS Fort Worth

Side Bet 2 Winner Prize  - Steer watercolor artpiece from artist Jan Riggins

Side Bet 3 Winner Prize - Pendant Necklace donated by Kubes Jewelers

Door Prizes
Gift Certificate donated by Capital Grille
Stella & Dot Necklace donated by Destiny Silva
Mary Kay Basket donated by Billie Gillespie, Mary Kay Director
Fort Worth-Themed Basket donated by Rachel Phillips
Wine Basket donated by Rachel Phillips
Car Care Basket donated by Demand Car Care
Photoshoot donated by local photographer Stacy Bogan
Phone Fans from HALO branded solutions

Scholarship Winners

SMPS presented Katie Lippe with the Southern Regional Conference Scholarship and Stephanie Byrd with the Emerging Professional Scholarship. Both of these scholarships were funded with profits from the 2016 Steer Style Bingo event.

Thank you to Committee Director Shonnah Driver

SMPS Fort Worth presented a gift of appreciation to Shonnah Driver, Steer Style Bingo Committee Director, for her hard work and effort coordinating the event for a second year in a row (while pregnant this year!). 

Financials

The event’s profits exceeded $9,000. Seventy percent will be distributed to The Fort Worth Herd while the remaining monies will be used to fund the SMPS Fort Worth scholarship program to advance the membership and outreach of the society.  

BIG THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS

  • Presenting Sponsor – Stantec
  • Food Sponsor – Gorrondona & Associates, Inc.
  • Food Sponsor – Baird, Hampton & Brown, Inc.
  • Steer Pen Sponsor – The Rios Group
  • Steer Pen Sponsor – Key Construction
  • Steer Pen Sponsor – JQ Infrastructure
  • Steer Photo Sponsor – Southland Holdings
  • Entertainment Sponsor – Dunaway and Associates
  • Table Sponsor – CKearney Consulting
  • Table Sponsor – Guidepost Solutions
  • Table Sponsor – Woodlake Outdoor
  • Table Sponsor – CP&Y
  • Table Sponsor – Kubes Jewlers and Shaffer Creative
  • Table Sponsor – Baird, Hampton & Brown, Inc.
  • Banner Sponsor – Marksman Security Corporation
  • Banner Sponsor – First Texas Insurance Services, L.C.
  • Banner Sponsor – Intertek-PSI
  • Banner Sponsor – TRW Family of Companies

WHAT IS THE FORT WORTH HERD?

Enduring Symbols ~ Entertaining Millions ~ Educating Generations

 

Watch this short one minute video to see the Old West come to life before your eyes during the Fort Worth Herd’s twice-daily cattle drive. www.fortworthherd.com

 

Photos Courtesy of Daquirie Thanphirom

 

 

 

 

 

 

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