Andrea Story, CPSM is the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at R&M Consultants, Inc. (R&M). Andrea has more than 19 years of experience in professional services marketing, including the past 11 years with R&M. She specializes in marketing and strategic planning, market research, communications and proposal development. Andrea holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Marketing from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and in 2001, became Alaska’s first Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) through the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS). Andrea was instrumental in starting a local chapter of SMPS in 2011, has served as Membership Director, President-Elect, President and Immediate Past President on the chapter’s local Board of Directors. She was named the Society’s Chapter President of the Year in 2014. She remains involved with the local chapter through involvement on the Past President's Council. Andrea served as the incoming Co-Chair for the 2016 Pacific Regional Conference, and is serving as the lead Co-Chair for the 2017 Pacific Regional Conference, which will be held in Anchorage, Alaska. She has also served as Chair and Past Chair on the SMPS Chapter President of the Year Committee. Andrea has served on the Anchorage Engineers Week committee since 2006, with responsibility for publicity and the scholarship raffle, is a member of the UAA Alumni Association Board of Directors and currently serves as the QBS Committee Chair with the Alaska Professional Design Council.