Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

On The Road to Fellow Recognition

Cities Restaurant & Lounge

1909 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006


12:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Domain 3: Client and Business Development

Domain 6: Management

Join us for an insightful discussion on what it really takes to earn the highest professional designation bestowed by the Society for Marketing Professional Services – SMPS Fellow Recognition. Our panel of distinguished SMPS Fellows will share personal experiences, words of advice, and insight on how pursuing the Fellow designation, and how it can take your career to the next step.

What You'll Learn

Our panel includes:

  • Panelist Susan Merrigan, MBA, FSMPS, CPSM – Senior Marketing Manager at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
  • Panelist Andrew Weinberg, FSMPS, CPSM – Regional Business Development Manager at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.
  • Panelist Tom Townes, AIA, FSMPS, CPSM – Director of Business Development at Clark Nexsen
  • Moderator Pipper Mosley, CPSM, LEED Green Associate – Architecture Business Developer at Michael Baker International

The hour-long discussion will be followed by a networking happy hour where attendees can connect and exchange ideas with peers and future Fellows. Space is limited, so register soon!

For more information, please contact SMPS DC President-Elect Pipper Mosley, CPSM, LEED Green Associate at 703.317.6272. You may also submit questions in advance for panel discussion consideration to by February 10, 2017.

Additional Details

Event Information

5:00 – Registration

5:30-7:30 – Fellows Panel Discussion, followed by happy hour and networking at Cities Restaurant and Lounge

Metro: Farragut West (Blue, Orange, or Silver)

Parking: Valet or street parking available

Questions: Pipper Mosley, CPSM | | 703.317.6272

CEUs: 1

Event Speakers

Susan Merrigan CPSM, FSMPS, MBA

Senior Marketing Manager


Susan Merrigan, FSMPS, CPSM, is the Senior Marketing Manager for SOM’s Washington, DC office and directs its marketing and business development initiatives. She has over 20 years of experience leading a wide spectrum of marketing initiatives and has been responsible for creating and staying within the marketing budget for design firms such as SOM, Perkins+Will, Stantec, Leo A Daly and AECOM. She is also a past SMPS DC chapter president, past SMPS National marketing communications award chair, and past SMPS National striving for excellence chair. An SMPS Fellow and Certified Professional Services Marketer, Susan received an MBA from the University of Florida, M.A. in Communication from American University, and B.A. in Communication, Law, Economics, and Government from American University.

Andrew Weinberg CPSM

Regional Business Development Manager

Tom Townes CPSM

Director of Business Development

Pipper Mosley CPSM, LEED Green Associate