San Diego, CA (September 24, 2018) — Jennifer Crawford, a leading strategist in business development and marketing for the architecture, engineering, and construction industry, has returned to Syska Hennessy Group as an associate partner and business development manager for Syska’s West region, targeting both Southern California and Northern California offices and sectors.
Ms. Crawford left the international engineering firm approximately two years ago to join a regional design firm, where she served as a senior director of business development and marketing. In her words, she is “beyond excited” to return to Syska. As she explains, “Syska is winning great work and delivering killer client service, all while fine-tuning a culture that is collaborative, fun, and down-to-earth. Things keep getting better and better.”
Ms. Crawford previously worked at Syska for nearly 14 years. “Jen played an important role in growing our business in the Western region and in the national aviation and healthcare sectors,” says John Passanante, PE, RCDD, a senior principal and senior managing director of the region. “She also contributed to the development of our Vision 2025 plan. It means a lot to us that she’s coming back and will be able to see the plan through to fruition.”
Ms. Crawford has more than 20 years of experience in the a/e/c industry. Before joining Syska in 2003, she served as the director of marketing for several international and regional firms as marketing and business development manager.
She holds a B.A. in communication from the University of Akron in Ohio, and has worked as an instructor/lecturer in journalism at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.
A resident of Del Mar, California, Ms. Crawford is a member of the Society of Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) and a Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM). In addition, she is active in the Society of College and University Planners and the Design-Build Institute of America, and is a board member of Women In Construction West. Ms Crawford is also an experienced speaker, having presented at three AIA national conferences where her sessions were ranked in the top 10.
Syska Hennessy Group is a leading global, full-service MEP, information and communication technology (ICT), vertical transportation, and commissioning engineering firm. With more than 500 professionals across 18 offices, the company provides a full range of engineering services for projects of every size and budget. Since 1928, Syska has been designing smarter, safer, and more efficient buildings by integrating essential systems that respond and adapt to a changing world.