SMPS Boston

SMPS Boston Announces New Board

Boston – SMPS Boston, a volunteer organization for marketing professionals in the AEC industries, announced its new board of directors for the upcoming program year. The new board includes 12 members of SMPS Boston, represented by AEC marketing and business development professionals, all of whom help the organization in meeting its vision: Business Transformed Through Marketing Leadership.

The new board members are:

President: Andrew Beaton – CDM Smith, associate and MarComm

President-Elect: Abigail Iorio – HLB Lighting Design, senior associate/national marketing manager

Immediate Past President: Lisa Frisbie – AGC MA, director of business development & marketing

Secretary: Hilary Nieukirk, CPSM – Shawmut Design and Construction, marketing manager

Treasurer: Britt-Anya Bursell – HMMH, marketing manager

Director of Communications: Virginia Steigerwald – Nitsch Engineering, marketing & proposal specialist

Director of CPSM Certification: PJ Roscoe  – Mount Vernon Group Architects, CPSM, marketing consultant

Director of Membership: Jessica Harris – C.E. Floyd Co., business development manager

Director of Outreach: Marsha Miller, Assoc. AIA – Vanderweil Engineers, associate

Director of Professional Development: Kelly Auld – DBVW Architects, marketing & communications manager

Director of Special Events: Lindsay Accardi – SmithGroup, marketing manager, East region

Director of Programs: Leena Kent – Suffolk, marketing manager, pursuit management

Top (l-r): Andrew Beaton, Abigail Iorio, Lisa Frisbie, and Hilary Nieukirk.
Middle (l-r): Britt-Anya Bursell, Virginia Steigerwald, PJ Roscoe, and Jessica Harris.
Bottom (l-r): Marsha Miller, Kelly Auld, Lindsay Accardi, and Leena Kent.

The board has dedicated this program year to the theme, “Visionary.” After the 2020-2021 chapter year, filled with unexpected challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, board representatives say they are excited to embrace the Visionary mindset and, in the words of SMPS Boston president, Andrew Beaton, “… see what lies ahead, spot the pitfalls and the rewards, and map a path to success.”