S.M. Wilson & Co. has promoted Amanda Bohnert, CPSM to chief marketing officer and Kristyn Newbern to director of Client Development.
Bohnert (left) joined S. M. Wilson in 2004 and has been an integral team member for the past 15 years. Bohnert will help position S.M. Wilson to be selected by target clients and evaluate business opportunities to enhance financial success. She will be responsible for leadership and coordination of all business development and marketing efforts including oversight of short and long-range planning on sales and marketing strategies targeted toward existing and new markets. She is the firm’s first chief marketing officer.
Bohnert also sits on the company’s Charitable Giving Committee, Planning Committee, Technology Committee and chairs the ESOP Communications Committee. Outside of S. M. Wilson, she serves as the director at large for the Society for Marketing Professional Services St. Louis. Bohnert is a Certified Professional Services Marketer and holds a dual B.A. in Public Relations and Business Management and M.A. in Marketing and Advertising from Webster University.
Newbern joined S.M. Wilson in 2017 and has helped to identify and elevate prospects, bringing in opportunities and landing new clients. She will be leading efforts in the company’s K-12 and municipal markets and continue to establish and strengthen client partner relationships.
Newbern (right) holds B.S. and M.S. in Engineering Management from Missouri S&T with a professional background in the industrial and civil engineering industry. She is also a member of SMPS St. Louis, Commercial Real Estate Women St. Louis, St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers, Urban Land Institute, and is a licensed Missouri real estate agent.
S.M. Wilson is a construction management, design/build and general contracting firm with headquarters in St. Louis.