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Mentor/Protege Program

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This a Members Only opportunity where participants (protégés) will be paired with experienced A/E/C marketers (mentors) from non-competing firms to learn more about Marketing and business development.  This is an exciting opportunity for the SMPS Austin Chapter members to develop their skills through the insights and knowledge of other members. 

The program includes monthly one-on-one meetings and selected industry events with your mentor, a mid-year group meeting with a speaker to discuss topics with may include leadership, networking, professional effectiveness or career development, and a final graduation lunch.


Details coming soon!



"Being a mentor was great! It forced me to re-think why I do certain things and how it affects the way we do business. Talking them through with my protege allowed us both to see areas for improvement. Being a mentor was as much a learning process as it was teaching. It allowed me to fine tune some skills I had forgotten, and make a great friend in the meantime!" - Jamie Knox, AG&E

"Participating in the SMPS Mentor/Protege program has been one of the most educational experiences I've had while in the AEC industry. I was astounded by how much knowledge I gained. My mentor challenged me to set goals, and encouraged me to work harder to reach them. If I ever need anything, I now have a network of supportive professionals whom I can reach out to thanks to this program." -Cara Lyons, Trimbuilt Construction