Deirdre Gilmore CPSM, is President of TankGirl Marketing. This small but powerful team delivers strategic planning, business development, and marketing services to Arizona’s AEC industry. Deirdre insists on structure and efficiency in C-Suite marketing leadership, and only develops initiatives with a clear return. The TankGirl team is a vibrant mix of seasoned AEC creatives and technicals that mysteriously perform flawlessly under wild timelines. Several of the top ENR firms turn to TankGirl year after year to ensure success. She has focused much of her career on championing and advocating for Professional Services Marketers, who are often not given the respect they deserve. Her fearless attitude, backed up with years of proven success, enables her to teach others how to stand up for their careers and advocate for their futures.