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Kelly Achieves Certified Professional Services Marketer Designation

August 11, 2014 in News

 

LAKEWOOD, COLO. – Martin/Martin, Inc. Proposal Manager Linda Kelly, CPSM, has earned the designation of Certified ProfessionalKelly-BW Services Marketer. She is among a growing number of professionals to be certified by the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), which advocates for, educates, and connects leaders in the design and building industry.

Certified Professional Services Marketers (CPSMs) are recognized as having the experience and knowledge to generate profitable business in the architectural, engineering, and construction marketplace. To achieve this designation, certification candidates must meet educational and experience requirements, pass a rigorous written examination, and pledge to abide by the CPSM Code of Ethics. The process validates the individual’s mastery of and ability to apply critical business development knowledge in an industry that values certification.

SMPS Chief Executive Officer Ronald D. Worth, CAE, FSMPS, CPSM, observed, “Pursuing certification demonstrates a professional’s commitment to life-long learning and to building the firm’s business. Certification is truly an investment in one’s career, the profession, and the industry.”

“As a long-time Martin/Martin employee, Linda’s knowledge of our firm, processes and clients is invaluable, and SMPS certification is a well-deserved acknowledgment of this expertise,” added Christine King, FSMPS, CPSM.

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (www.smps.org) was created in 1973 by a small group of firm leaders who recognized the need to sharpen skills, pool resources, and work together to create business opportunities. Today the association supports 6,000+ members as they tackle the day-to-day complexities of marketing and developing business for architectural, engineering, construction, and related specialty services firms in an increasingly competitive marketplace.