As Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communication at Messer Construction Company, Bethany Smith leads a dynamic MARCOM team whose mission is to drive strategic, thought-provoking, inclusive communication through innovative channels to reach all members of the Messer community – employees, family, friends, clients and business partners. Messer is a 1800-person construction services firm based in Cincinnati, Ohio with 9 regional offices with revenues exceeding $1 billion.
Prior to joining Messer, Bethany served as Director of Business Development for the Cincinnati office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, responsible for marketing the Cincinnati office of Taft, as well as acting as marketing liaison for attorneys in our Business & Finance practice group, and litigation practice group firm-wide.
Previously, Bethany spent 17 years in the construction industry, having served as Regional Marketing Manager for Turner Construction Company in Cincinnati, OH. She joined Turner in 2001 as a Business Development Representative for the Special Projects Division, taking over Community Affairs in January 2005, and was promoted to Regional Marketing Manager in January 2007. In April of 2005, Bethany received her Certified Professional Services Marketer designation from the Society of Marketing Professional Services, and was named a Fellow of the organization in 2014.