August 27, 2009

Sheryl Maibach, Barton Malow CMO, Receives National Marketing Honor

Southfield, MI – August 27, 2009 - The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) has named Sheryl Maibach, FSMPS, chief marketing officer for Barton Malow, as the recipient of its highest honor, the Marketing Achievement Award. Conferral took place at the SMPS national conference, Las Vegas, on July 16, 2009. Maibach is the first person from Michigan to receive the award. With more than 7,000 members worldwide, SMPS has awarded only 19 Marketing Achievement Awards in the past 21 years.

Bestowed by a jury of professional service marketing professionals, this lifetime achievement award recognizes significant contributions to the industry in education, professional leadership, innovative programs, marketing communications and research.

Sheryl’s career began in 1979, when she was first employed at Barton Malow where she has spent 30 years. Today, as chief marketing officer and a board member, she provides strategic direction for marketing, business development and media relations companywide.

Active in SMPS for 26 years, Maibach was past president of SMPS Michigan, contributing editor and frequent contributor to the association journal, Marketer, two-term member of the SMPS national board of directors, and two-term president of the SMPS Foundation. Maibach has authored over 50 articles and monographs and frequently speaks on marketing related topics nationwide.

Barton Malow Company provides construction management, design-build, program management, general contracting, technology and rigging services throughout North America. The ISO (quality) certified company has LEED™ Accredited Professionals on staff and is an industry Building Information Modeling (BIM) leader. Niche market specialties include sports and special event, healthcare, educational, federal, industrial and energy facilities. Barton Malow has a staff of 1,300 in 13 offices and is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan. Annual firm revenues exceed $1.5 billion. For additional information, visit