Get To Know CQ: Laura Ewan

In the past few months, we’ve had quite a few requests of folks wanting to get to know us (Laura and Kate) a little better. So – as promised, here is our first “double-dip-style” interview with Laura Ewan, CPSM!


  • Favorite Drink: Hendricks and tonic
  • Favorite Snack: Chips and salsa
  • Favorite Curse Word: Sh*t!
  • Favorite Social Platform: Instagram
  • Favorite Show to Binge: Bob’s Burgers, Game of Thrones
  • What are you listening to right now? Lauryn Hill
  • What podcasts are you listening to right now? Once Upon a Podcast
  • What do you do that most annoys your significant other? I’m messy!
  • What is your favorite part of CQ? Spending time with friends that I don’t normally get to see. 


Listen To The Podcast

This special 40-minute episode of pure gold simply cannot be captured in written form. So get out those headphones because you’ll have to listen to the full podcast for the complete scoop on Laura!

Music by SONGO 21 – Studio sessions 2003 by SONGO 21 is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.

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Laura Ewan, CPSM is a marketing and communications professional passionate about advancing the profession within the AEC industry. Her work strives to build community through the integrated use of strategic online platforms, specializing in creative internal and external communications that reinforce corporate brand and culture. Her experience includes working closely with firm leadership at both large and small firms to gain buy-in, develop internal champions, and make the connection between successful communications and overall firm success. Laura currently serves as President-Elect for SMPS Washington, DC and is a proud graduate of the inaugural class of SMPS University.

Looking to connect? Post your comments below or connect with her on Twitter and LinkedIn. 



Tune in next Monday to hear all about the other half of Communiqueso – Kate Attilio!


If You’ve Got It, Flaunt It!   [#CQBOSSBRAG]

peacockIf you missed our episode last week – big news, we’ve been selected to speak at SMPS Build Business: Synthesis, this August in Philadelphia! And in true Communiqueso style, the program will consist of interviews with top industry leaders from around the country. This time, with three CEO’s of leading A/E/C firms who have walked the walk, and now we’re inviting them to talk to the talk about leading with marketing on “Communiqueso Live: A View From the Top.”

Here’s Where You Come In…

We’re taking it to the streets for our first CQ Live! What does it mean to you for a firm to lead with marketing? Who is doing a great job? Have any stories you want to share? Participate in the conversation on social media by using #CQbossbrag. We’ve had a lot of people chiming in over the past week – keep it up!

Additionally, we plan to select the panel members based on YOUR suggestions! Click here to nominate one of your firm leaders to sit on the first ever CQ Live panel. We’re accepting nominations through the end of May.