Peter J. (Pete) Kienle, FSMPS, CPSM, MBA
Pete has a "roll up your sleeves and get it done" approach, despite the alphabet of initials following his name. Owner's Project Manager, Director of Marketing and Business Development, and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) are job titles Pete has answered to during his 30+ years experience with major AEC Firms, including ENR Top 500 Design Firms.
Pete concentrates on identifying the critical issues for responding to RFPs and coaching the interview team for successful presentations. With more than 1,000 interviews under his belt, Pete has seen just about everything and has some amusing stories that bring to life interview best practices.
Pete loves nothing more than helping others to be their best. Training, coaching and mentoring are his specialites and he has the practical experience to back them up.
Pete earned bachelors and masters degrees in business administration with majors in marketing from The Ohio State University.
He has made more than 100 presentations for local, regional, and national organizations, and writes for several national publications
including Marketer magazine for the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) and other industry publications. In addition to being a CPSM, Pete also is a Fellow, the highest designation for a professional services marketer, and is a past National President of the 7,000+ member SMPS Organization.