The Sales & Marketing Council (SMC) is comprised of nearly 300 members engaged in areas of sales and marketing of new home construction. Whether you're a Realtor, onside sales agent, product supplier or designer the SMC offers programs and opportunities to elevate your business and professional career. In 2016 the council was named "Sales & Marketing Council of the Year" by the National Sales & Marketing Council and in 2017 the council received silver recognition. These prestigious awards exemplify the superior value of the council's membership.
President: Jane Koy, Hillsborough Title
President Elect: Mike Dotson, Eagle Home Mortgage/Lennar
Vice President/Treasurer: Brian Swartzwelder, Grey Street Studios
Vice President: Melanie Mickie, Taylor Morrison
VP Secretary: Terri Williamson, Lutz/Laker News
Board of Directors
Mike Bachman, Taylor Morrison
Matt Kurkiewicz, Lennar
Jill Harris, Ashton Woods
Ty Joslyn, Taylor Morrison
Lawrence "LJ" Johnson, Inland Homes
Melissa Dermosheghian, Lennar
Tiffany Maxwell, DR Horton
Melissa Chaumont, Grey Street Studios
Jason Nordin, American Momentum Bank
Grace Hamilton, Tampa Bay Times
Cheryl McCormick-Brown, Holiday Builders
Bruce Donovan, Turner Real Estate Network
The council provides monthly and bi-monthly meetings and programs for industry professionals to exchange ideas, network and learn new selling techniques. The council honors the best work of marketing, design and sales professionals in Tampa Bay’s building industry through the Awards of Excellence event in November. Members will receive subsidized costs to programs and events and access to member exclusive opportunities. A membership with the Tampa SMC also gives you access to the Florida SMC and the National SMC benefits. A company membership must be established through the Tampa Bay Builders Association to be eligible. A SMC membership is $105 annually. Download Application
The Sales & Marketing Council of the TBBA announced their summer line-up this month - Tour & Toast at Restoration Hardware on May 10 and Jeff Shore returns to Tampa on July 19 with a dynamic sales training seminar on why people buy and the psychology behind of a purchase decision.
Interested in getting more involved in the Sales & Marketing Council? Attend the next SMC Board of Directors meeting! Learn More
"The Sales & Marketing Council continues to reward me with experiencing the true value of commitment, working along-side your competitors with a common goal. It has given me countless opportunities to hone my management skill and professional confidence while broadening my knowledge with valuable hands-on industry education."
Janice Snow, Homes by WestBay
Board of Director meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of each month from 8:45 AM to 10:00 AM on the 7th floor of the Tampa Bay Times building in downtown Tampa. All members of the SMC are encouraged to attend the monthly board meetings. These meetings are a great opportunity to learn more about the council and engage directly with the leadership.