Awards

The Founder's Awards celebrating the best of marketing communication is open for submission. For more information, please click here.

See below for information on previous winners.

CATEGORIES

MARKETER OF THE YEAR  The Sandy D’elia Marketer of the Year Award recognizes one’s personal achievement, extraordinary leadership, and significant contributions to their firm’s marketing success during the past one to two years.

Previous Winners
  • 2015 – Nicole La
  • 2013 – Catherine Spurlock
  • 2010 – Devon Kurcina, CPSM
  • 2008 – Marion Thatch, FSMPS, CPSM
  • 2004 – Katie O’Brien, CPSM
  • 2002 – Denise Youmans, CPSM
  • 2001 – Julie Szabo

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR  The Volunteer of the Year Award honors a current SMPS member who demonstrates passion, commitment, and involvement in the SFBAC chapter and the field of marketing.

Previous Winners
  • 2015 – Abby Reader
  • 2013 – Faith Ragan
  • 2010 – Cathy Kohatsu
  • 2005 – Tony Williams

RISING STAR  The Rising Star Award honors a member who has been in the A/E/C industry for three years or less and demonstrates innovation, motivation and shows great potential to be a future leader in the industry.

Previous Winners
  • 2015 – Erin Lopez
  • 2013 – Samantha Stettler
  • 2010 – Tabitha Ellet

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT  The William B. Hankinson Lifetime Achievement Award is the most prestigious award the SFBAC bestows upon its members. The purpose is to recognize a senior marketer’s excellence in marketing and in SMPS during his/her career.

Previous Winners
  • 2015 – Marion Thatch, FSMPS, CPSM
  • 2013 – Pat Christman, CPSM
  • 2010 – Dennis Paoletti, FAIA, FASA, FSMPS
  • 2005 – Craig Park, FSMPS, CPSM
  • 2005 – Gwendolyn Powell Todd, Ed.D., FSMPS, CPSM
  • 1998 – Kay Godwin, FSMPS, CPSM