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Announcing SMPS Fort Worth's "Best of" 2021

Our members have voted and the results are in! Congratulations to all the nominees and category winners. 

Photography

Winner
Shaffer Creative
 
Nominees
Unplain Jane Studio
Gary Logan Photography

 

Videography/Drone Footage

Winner
Drone Production Group

Nominees
Red Productions
Genius House Media

Printing

Winner
PIC Printing

Nominees
Bird's Copies and Printing
Cockrell Enovation
Fort Worth Digital Print Solutions

Proposal Consulting

Winner
Shaffer Creative

Nominees
Kubes Communication
All Around Marketing & Design

Promotional Items

Winner
Standpoint Promotions

Nominees
Jolin Promo
Fort Worth Promo
Goodfellas Logos

Graphic Design

Winner
Shaffer Creative

Nominees
Green Apple Lane Design
All Around Marketing & Design

PR & Communications

Winner
Kubes Communication

Nominees
Cooksey Communications
Schaefer Advertising
Tegan

CRM Consulting

Winner
CKearney Consulting

Full Service Marketing Agency

Winner
Shaffer Creative

Nominees
Schaefer Advertising
Spire

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Voting Open for Best of Fort Worth

Cast your vote now for your favorite local A/E/C-supporting consultants! Voting is open exclusively to members of SMPS Fort Worth, until March 25.

Vote Now

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Nominations Open! SMPS' Best of Fort Worth

Introducing the Best of Fort Worth! Nominate your favorite local consultants by February 24 to be voted on by chapter members in March. You may nominate as many businesses as you’d like, in as many service categories as you like, as long as they are located within 50 miles of Fort Worth and provide services to A/E/C marketers.

The categories are: 

  • Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Videography
  • Printing 
  • Drone Footage 
  • Website Development 
  • Proposal Consultants
  • Interview/Presentation Prep Consultants
  • Promotional Items
  • Other

 

Click here to make your nominations by February 24

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Meet the 2020-2021 Board of Directors!

Jen Eisenbarth

President

Jen is the Owner of Ironbeard Solutions, LCC, a strategic marketing and proposal consultantcy. A member of SMPS for nearly 20 years, she is excited to serve as Chapter President for the 2020-2021 board year! Outside of work, she loves working with her hands – gardening, quilting, knitting, crocheting, restoring furniture – pretty much anything involving dirt, thread, or paint. She is passionate about spending time with her family and their three dogs. They love to go camping and fishing together. 

Randy Avila

Past President

Randy is a Proposal Specialist for Michael Baker International. He has been a member of SMPS for 15 years. This year, Randy will serve as Past President, while supporting the chapter's membership initiatives. Outside of work he enjoys family time, travel, golf, art, and photography. 

Destiny Silva

Programs & Education Director

Destiny is the Marketing Director for mma, a civil engineering, survey, landscape architecture, and planning firm in Arlington. She has been a member of SMPS for a lucky seven years, having previously served as Education Director (2018-2019) and Sponsorship Director (2019-2020). In 2019 she was award SMPS Fort Worth's Member of the Year. Outside of work she spends time with her husband Trey, a construction superintendent for MYCON, and her two sons Ford and Finn. Every Friday night they take the kids out to a different restaurant in Fort Worth, a tradition they look forward to each week. Destiny also enjoys spending too much money on clothes and shoes and telling embarrassing stories about her husband. 

Kristen Jenson

Communications Director

Kristen is a Marketing Coordinator with Baird, Hampton & Brown, a multi-discipline engineering, land surveying, and landscape architecture firm. She has been involved with SMPS for two years. Kristen lives in Fort Worth with her fiancé, Finn the chocolate lab, and Beyoncé the cat; and enjoys spending time outdoors, ordering too much Doordash, reading Stephen King novels, and learning new forms of digital art. 

Amanda Kinson, PE

Sponsorship Director

Amanda wears two hats at Gessner Engineering: she works in business development and is also a Civil Engineer. She is in her second year as a member of SMPS, previously serving as Secretary. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family and friends, photography, running, and making her kids laugh.

Mary Rolling

Secretary

Mary is a Marketing Coordinator with The Rios Group. She joined SMPS in January of 2020 and has wasted no time getting involved! Outside of work she enjoys playing board and video games, spending time with family and friends, camping, swimming, and playing with her two dogs Spock and Diana. 

Jenell Strachan, P.E.

Jenell Strachan, PE

Treasurer

Jennel is Area Manager of Geotechnical Engineering & CMT Services at Gorrondona & Associates, Inc. She is a licensed professional engineer with over 25 years of diverse technical, managerial, and business development experience in the geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing and inspection consulting industries.

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