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"Can't wait for 2020!"
Monica Steindl | Executive Assistant | Walker Partners

"Best conference I've been to in my 19 year HR career!"
Jillian Anderson | HR Generalist |  Burgess & Niple

"Great conference! Worth our time and investment. Leaving with 16+ pages of notes with action items highlighted!"
Teresa Beck | COO | Beck Engineering, Inc.

"Lindsay's passion for the recruitment process and candidate experience is phenomenal!"
Becky Clowers | Human Resources Director | CEC Corporation

Learn recruiting and employee experience strategies successful A/E/C firms use to source, recruit, and retain top talent. 

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Barry Barber
Executive Vice President

Mariah Meyer
Executive Vice President
BRR Architecture

Elizabeth Uzzo
Senior Vice President
Director of HR

Justin Smith, PE, MBA
A/E/C Practices Expert

Samantha McCloud, AIA
Director of Diversity and Inclusion GastingerWalker&

Jorge Rico
Global Recruiter

Barbara Bruno
Leading Talent Acquisition Expert
Good as Gold Training

This breakthrough learning and networking event, just for A/E/C firm principals, HR leaders, talent optimization experts, and recruiters, reveals how to:  

  • Identify, approach, and steal talent from industry giants without breaking the bank

  • Learn the indicators that predict millennial disengagement and dissatisfaction

  • Discover hidden traits and characteristics that reveal leadership skills and business acumen

  • Incorporate EQ into your recruiting process and your firm's culture to boost retention of key contributors

  • Turn every designer, engineer and PM into a proactive recruiter for your firm

  • Increase the effectiveness of your firm's equity, diversity, and inclusion strategy

  • Avoid salary and bonus benchmarking mistakes that doom staffing initiatives

  • Save time and streamline recruiting with employee experience analytics linked to metrics and goals

Your ability to fill open positions with top talent, and keep that talent engaged,  productive, and committed, will make or break your firm's growth and productivity goals in 2020. Come to A/E/C PeopleMAX and get direct access to what the most successful firms are doing to attract skilled workers and create a cultural, engagement, and high-performance ecosystem that delivers results.

A/E/C PeopleMAX gives you the tools to find, recruit, and engage the talent your firm needs to meet growth and profit targets. If for any reason we can’t do that for your firm, simply let us know. We will issue you a refund or arrange for you to attend another PSMJ event at no cost. You take absolutely no risk. 



Select 2020 A/E/C PeopleMAX Speakers

Mariah Meyer

Mariah Meyer

BRR Architecture

Mariah Meyer

Mariah Meyer

BRR Architecture

Mariah Meyer, AIA, LEED AP BD+ C, is an Executive Vice President within the BRR Architecture leadership team. Throughout her professional career, Mariah has worked on multiple project types in hospitality, retail, entertainment, commercial and education markets. Her experience managing complex projects has been influential to the growth of BRR’s service offerings in our core markets. Based in Kansas City, she leads project teams comprised of professional staff from multiple BRR offices to provide full architectural services for BRR clients
Barry Barber

Barry Barber


Barry Barber

Barry Barber


Be a Great Place to Work: Creative Ways to Build an Effective Culture and Successful Business”

Barry Barber, Kimley-Horn

Your firm’s success is grounded in your employees’ skills and motivation. In his revealing keynote presentation, Kimley-Horn Executive Vice President Barry Barber shares recruitment and retention lessons Kimley-Horn has learned over its 50 years of growing into the 4000 employee powerhouse it is today, and what the firm did to be recognized 12 times as one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” You will hear how to drive growth and corporate success through a culture and work environment that attracts, develops, motivates and retains top talent.  

Lindsay Pearsall

Lindsay Pearsall

Aspect Consulting

Lindsay Pearsall

Lindsay Pearsall

Aspect Consulting

Lindsay Pearsall, CPC, CTS, has over 15 years’ experience in recruiting and is currently leading HR for 7-office environmental and geotechnical engineering firm Aspect Consulting. Before venturing into the A/E/C industry, she led a boutique staffing firm through the recession—profitably—and was involved in sourcing and placing over 6,000 candidates with hundreds of firms. She took that experience with consulting, business development, and full-cycle recruiting into the A/E/C industry, where she has helped firms perfect their recruiting process through the lens of the candidate/employee experience.

A/E/C PeopleMAX Agenda

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM

Registration and Breakfast

8:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Welcome and Opening Keynote:

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Networking and Refreshments Break

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM