Sales & Marketing Council 2017-07-11T12:00:42+00:00


Who We Are

The Sales & Marketing Council of the BIA of San Diego exists to promote a high level of professionalism through enhanced educational and motivational programs that enable membership to respond to housing challenges, opportunities and trends within the community.

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Want to join us? Click here to download the 2018 SMC Board Application. All applications are due by August 25, 2017.

Submissions for the Sales Achievement Awards for the first half of the year are now open. Click here to download the application. Awards will be given out at the Sundowner Model Home Tour on Tuesday, August 8th.

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SMC Monthly Meetings

This council meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 8:30 a.m.

Click here to view all 2017 meeting dates

If you would like to receive the meeting notices, please contact Danielle Grommersch.

Join SMC

This year the Sales & Marketing Council will begin implementing dues in order to become a member. To join the BIASD SMC the cost is $45 and the cost for National SMC (NSMC), the cost is $95. Applications can be returned to Danielle Grommersch.

Want to get more involved? Click here to find out which SMC sub-committee would be the best fit for you.

2017 SMC Application

SMC Events

As a perk of SMC membership you are invited to a variety of fun and educational events throughout the year. Get them on your calendar now so you don’t miss out on all the fun!

May 24th: Hot Brews & Homes @ Millenia (Morning)

June 20th: 50 Minute Clinic @ BIA (Morning)

September 7th: 50 Minute Clinic @ BIA (Morning)

November 16th: Hops & Homes @ TBD (Evening)

December 7th: Seasonal Happy Hour @ TBD (Evening)

White Report

Delivered to your inbox monthly, the White Report gives you exclusive insight into hot topics that affect our industry. The White Report is a single topic publication that is emailed to SMC members providing a high level discussion of ideas, expertise, trends, and sales and marketing information.

Have something to share? Contact to inquire about writing a White Report.

There are a lot of resources online to help you write a whitepaper, such as this one. Here are a few helpful tips:

  • Don’t worry about formatting, we will do that for you
  • Write about something you know
  • It should be educational but still engaging
  • 1,000 words is ideal for this purpose
  • Provide citations if referencing other materials
  • Provide links
  • Add pictures
  • Provide a bio and your picture

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People, Projects, & Props Report

People, Projects, & Properties is a monthly publication distributed via email that uses information to promote BIA to its best interests; increase and outreach to gain membership and connection with BIA, its goals, and housing industry in general. PPP creates connectivity among membership and promotes growth. All BIA members are able to submit for consideration.

Got something to brag about? We want to hear it! Submit your news to Please put PPP in the subject line.

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SMC Board Members

Chaz Hinz (Chair)Wintrust Mortgage
Lori Asaro (Vice Chair)Ultimate New Home Sales & Marketing
April Gingras (Secretary/Treasurer)Union Tribune Community Press
Nancy Campman (Immediate Past Chair)Hacker Industries, Inc.
Melissa AutenFisher & Paykel Appliances
Briar BelairColRich
Ron BlackburnOurDesign
Jason CorianoMetro San Diego Realty
Melissa DeenSunrise Management
Shannon GauntWells Fargo Home Mortgage
Alan JonesAJJ Associates/Landscape Resources, Inc.
Vanessa LinnShea Homes
Toni McMahonFuscoe Engineering, Inc.
Jo-Anne RedwoodCapstone Studios, Inc.
Pat SetterSan Diego Union Tribune

SMC Life Directors

Gary Campbell
Anne ChristopherMotivational Systems, Inc.
Linda CorsettiGrace Partners, LLC
Kathy Courtney
Tina CourtneyCourtney Marketing
Dawn DavidsonDesign Line Interiors, Inc.
Sue DowdBlackbird Interiors, Inc.
Eve HagerCommonwealth Land Title
Sara KilburnRyan Young Interiors
Anna-Marie Marchesi
Maria Meeuwisse
Peggy O’ConnellDavidson Communities
Sandy PerlattiThe Corky McMillin Companies
Liz RamirezPardee Homes
Julia SimmsSan Diego PR
Barb Wager