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Recap of Principals Roundtable on Ownership Transition

Options and View­points Fuel Prin­ci­pals Dis­cus­sion on AEC Firm Own­er­ship Tran­si­tion Six­teen prin­ci­pals rep­re­sent­ing var­i­ous AEC firms from around San Diego Coun­ty shared options, opin­ions, and expe­ri­ences relat­ed to past, cur­rent and upcom­ing AEC firm-own­er­­ship tran­si­tions. NV5 host­ed and spon­sored

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Welcome Letter from Nicole Apel, the New SMPS San Diego Chapter President!

Hel­lo SMPS San Diego mem­bers and friends! I am hon­ored to serve as your chap­ter Pres­i­dent for the 2017–2018 fis­cal year. I’m look­ing for­ward to see­ing all of you at the many great events we have planned, includ­ing our first

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SMPS San Diego Donates $8,000 to Hope for a Cure Foundation

By Olga Bas­ti­aan­net, Asso­ciate Prin­ci­pal, Ran­dall Lamb Asso­ciates, Inc. On August 24, 2017, SMPS San Diego’s Char­i­ty Part­ner, Hope for a Cure Foun­da­tion, received their check in the amount of $8,000 at the Mem­ber Appre­ci­a­tion end of year par­ty at Fire­side

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Principals Tackle Major Issues at Roundtable

By Beth Bate­man, SMPS San Diego Chap­ter Pres­i­dent, 2016–17 Mar­ket­ing Direc­tor, SMR-ISD Con­sult­ing Struc­tur­al Engi­neers What’s your CRM (Client Rela­tion­ship Man­age­ment sys­tem)? That was the ques­tion Kamala Kures­man of NV5 posed to a group of prin­ci­pals attend­ing SMPS San Diego’s

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Mid-Term Letter from SMPS San Diego President Beth Bateman

San Diego is on the verge of a Renais­sance. How do we know? Just take a look down­town and you’ll see con­struc­tion cranes punc­tu­at­ing the sky­line, con­struc­tion fences sur­round­ing plots of land, traf­fic cones warn­ing dri­vers there’s con­struc­tion ahead, and

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The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be

By Peter J. Kien­le, FSMPS, CPSM, MBA, and Judy Kien­le, MPH, CPSM, Kien­le Com­mu­ni­ca­tions; and Sean Omitt, MBA, Naval Infor­ma­tion Forces Com­mand The Jour­nal of Mar­ket­ing Pro­fes­sion­al Ser­vices — Mar­keter — Vol­ume 35, Issue 4 Recent­ly, we were asked to

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What are the Right Questions?

By Evan Ross, CPSM SMPS Advi­so­ry Chair/Chapter Liai­son Mar­ket­ing Man­ag­er – San Diego WSP | Par­sons Brinck­er­hoff “It’s not that they can’t see the solu­tion. They can’t see the prob­lem.” G.K. Chester­ton Are we get­ting the right answers? That depends

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