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: Mike Finley, WCI Communities
President Elect: Jane Koy, Hillsborough Title
Vice President: Mike Dotson, CalAtlantic Homes
VP Secretary: Brian Swartzwelder, Grey Street Studios
VP Treasurer: Melanie Mickie, Taylor Morrison
Board of Directors
Mike Bachman, Taylor Morrison
Matt Kurkiewicz, CalAtlantic Homes
Paula Malone, CalAtlantic Homes
Jill Harris, Ashton Woods
Ty Joslyn, DR Horton
Tiffany Maxwell, CalAtlantic Homes
Melissa Chaumont, Grey Street Studios
Jason Nordin, American Momentum Bank
Tori Ewing, Gilbert & Sheppard Group
Grace Hamilton, Tampa Bay Times
Terri Williamson, The Laker/ Lutz News
Bruce Donovan, Keller Williams - The Sweet Team
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 kicked off the new 2017 year with our first phenomenal Ziglar Legacy Certified speaker, Edwin Britt, whom is President of sales and marketing of Ziglar international. Mr. Britt, delivered a captivating presentation that combined 30 years of Ziglar brand knowledge and public speaking into a rousing introduction of “Sell by Design Not by Chance.” More than two hundred members and guests participated at the kick off at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre in Tampa. At the core of the presentation was the mantra live a “life of significance.” Read More
- Ty Joslyn, Builder Director
"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 engaged directly with the leadership.
We are excited to roll out a new member management system that will offer several marketing opportunities for members. Please stay tuned in coming weeks as we offer tips and tricks on how to best optimize your experience!