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Doug Parker, FSMPS, CPSM, Named President of SMPS, 2020-2021

HOUSTON, TX (October 15, 2020)

Elevate Marketing Advisors announces that founding member, Doug Parker, FSMPS, CPSM, has been elected president of the board of directors for the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) for the 2020-2021 term. Parker has been active in SMPS since 1997 at the local, regional, and national levels including Society board service as secretary/treasurer in 2013/14. “SMPS has been pivotal in shaping my career in the A/E/C industry and I owe much of my success to the education I’ve received and network I’ve built through the organization,” Parker said. “Serving the society at the highest level is a highlight of my career and personally rewarding on so many levels. This organization has been a constant in my life for more than 20 years and I’m honored to be in the role of president.”

Having assumed his leadership role amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Parker is intent on guiding the organization through the unique challenges and opportunities facing the A/E/C industry. During this first term, SMPS held its first virtual conference in October 2020.

About SMPS

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is the only organization dedicated to creating business opportunities in the A/E/C industries. With more than 7,000 members, SMPS provides leadership and professional development programs, industry research, business building events, and vital marketing resources. Through SMPS, A/E/C professionals in North America tap into powerful networks to form project teams, secure business referrals and intelligence, and benchmark performance. The Society is committed to validating the practice of marketing and business development as essential to the success of all professional services firms.

About Elevate Marketing Advisors

Elevate Marketing Advisors is a comprehensive marketing, branding, and business development agency specializing in creative, advisory, and training services for professional services firms with an emphasis on the A/E/C and legal industries. Driven to help people and firms realize their beyond through relationship, advocacy, and an elevated client experience, at Elevate, we embrace authenticity, reject mediocrity, invest in relationships, deliver with intention, and make it fun. For more information please contact Cindy Roth at

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