Board of Directors

A team of seasoned professionals working to advocate for, educate, and connect SMPS DC members for personal and professional success.

The SMPS DC Board of Directors is dedicated to serving the needs of our local chapter and members. Each year, we work to build upon the reputation for excellence our chapter has earned throughout the SMPS community while exploring new opportunities, programs, and partnerships that engage our members in new ways and increase the value we brings to our community, industry, and firms. Doing this requires a team of dedicated, passionate, and forward-thinking industry leaders representing diverse specialties, experience levels, and firms across the local professional services industry. We're honored to have the following team of seasoned professionals serving the chapter for the 2018-2019 year.

Board of Directors


Jen Bottomley CPSM

Associate Vice President

Immediate Past President

Justin Jacobs

Director of Business Development and Marketing


Jen McGovern CPSM

Mid-Atlantic Regional Marketing Manager



Ashley Campbell

Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communications


Crystal Brackett CPSM

Director of Marketing

Career Advancement Director

Abby Harrington

Sales Services Manager

Communications/PR Director

Courtney Messick CPSM

Marketing Pursuits Manager

Community Outreach Director

Kaitlyn O'Connor

Marketing Coordinator

Education Director

Kim Metzinger CPSM

Marketing Manager


Procurement Director

Beth Bryan PE, PTOE, PTP

Senior Associate

Membership Director

Suzanne Swistak

Business Development Manager

PRT / SMRT Director

Melanie Vracas

Lead Strategist

Special Events Director

Jessica Gillette CPSM

Marketing Coordinator II

Sponsorship Director

Derek Gallardo LEED AP

Director of Business Development