• 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 2018 the council was named "Sales & Marketing Council of the Year" by the National Sales & Marketing Council.  This prestigious award exemplifies the superior value of the council's membership.

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  • Why join the SMC?

    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.  SMC membership is $130 annually. To join, please contact Erin Maguire, 813-571-8222 ext. 303.

  • 2022 - 2023 SMC Leadership 2022 - 2023 SMC Leadership

    Executive Leadership

    President: Matt Kurkiewicz, Mattamy Homes 

    President-Elect: Kevin Morrow, Zonda

    VP Treasurer: Melissa Chaumont, Grey Street Studios

    VP Secretary: Suzanne Dresser, Opendoor

    Immediate Past President: Melissa Dermosheghian, Pulte Group

    Builder Directors

    Jorge Lozoya, Crown Community Dev

    Joy Moore, Homes by WestBay

    Zachary Duke, Mattamy Homes

    Jessica Young, Taylor Morrison

    Brian Soldano, M/I Homes

    Blake Lindsey, Meritage Homes

    Cheryl McCormick Brown, Pulte Homes

    Todd Refling, Toll Brothers

    Associate Directors 

    Joe Lawrence, Cambria

    Diego Duran, Sharp Design Studio


  • Charity & Community Outreach

    From building a tiny house with the students at St. Petersburg High School to building 4,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for those in need in our community, the Sales & Marketing Council is passionate about its charity and community outreach. 

    Interested in getting involved? Email Lauren@tbba.net or 813-571-8222.

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  • Mark Your Calendar

  •  Member Testimony Member Testimony

    "I have grown so much over the years in my position both professionally and personally due to the opportunities afforded me by my association and involvement with the Sales & Marketing Council. Many of the opportunities I’ve been given over the years was a direct result of my tenure with this outstanding, talented, dedicated and committed group of professionals….priceless resources, invaluable contacts and a heck of a lot of fun."
    Cheryl McCormick Brown
  • Get Involved Get Involved

    Board of Director meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of each month from 8:45 AM to 9:30 AM virtually.  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.

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