Kate Brannelly, FSMPS, CPSM joins RRJ as Director of Business Development

Kate Brannelly, FSMPS, CPSM joins RRJ as the Director of Business Development. She is responsible for the development and implementation of RRJ’s firm-wide client development, communications, and promotion initiatives.

In its third generation of leadership, RRJ’s senior management team has established a new vision and strategy for growth and diversification in order to meet the demand for expert services across the A/E/C industry. This new position was created as part of this initiative, to provide leadership in the areas of strategic planning, marketing, and business development to support the growth for this 48-year-old consulting practice.

“Kate’s experience in marketing engineering and architectural expert services is well suited to RRJ’s strategic direction,” said RRJ Principal, Kurt Hoigard, P.E., SECB. “Her leadership will enhance our client development efforts and expand the visibility of our firm,” said RRJ Principal, Kenneth Lies, AIA.

Kate has over 25 years of marketing and business development experience with global and regional multidiscipline design and consulting engineering firms. She brings a proven track record in working with technical experts to enhance and leverage their success in all aspects of thought leadership marketing and client development. Prior to joining RRJ, she was the Director of Marketing and Business Development for CTLGroup, where she was responsible for strategic planning, business development, and promotion of the firm’s client-focused Practice Groups.

Kate received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Suffolk University in Boston, MA in 1985. A marketing leader in the A/E/C industry, she is a Fellow of the Society of Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) and has received numerous awards for her marketing leadership and branding concepts. She is a professional affiliate member of the American Institute of Architects, a member of the Construction Writers Association, and serves as a member of several industry-related client organizations.