October Member News


Spalding DeDecker’s Vice President, Catherine DeDecker, promoted to Business Development Manager

Catherine  DeDecker,  PS  was  promoted  from  Marketing Manager to Business Development Manager. Catherine will be responsible for creating  business  opportunities,  building  client  relationships,  and  driving  the  growth  of  Spalding DeDecker.

With more than 33 years of experience, Catherine began her career as a survey “rodman,” and held several positions before becoming the Business Development Manager in 2018. In 1997, Catherine  was  appointed  an  Associate  of  SD  and  in  2006,  was  elected  to  the  SD  Board.   Graduating from Michigan Technological University Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Land Surveying in 1998, Catherine became a Professional Surveyor in 1999. Catherine  is  currently  licensed  in  Michigan, Ohio,  and Florida.   Catherine  has been an  active  member of CREW Detroit since 2003.

“Cathy’s  new  role  at  Spalding  DeDecker  will  support  additional  growth  at  our  firm.   Her  technical  knowledge,  industry  stature and relationships, and knowledge of Spalding DeDecker make Cathy an ideal candidate for this position,” said Steve Benedettini, president of Spalding DeDecker.

Catherine DeDecker

Vice President | Business Development Manager



In the News

SME Named among Crain’s Detroit “Cool Places to Work”

CREW Detroit Past President, Deb Osuch, is pleased to announce that SME has been named among Michigan’s leading employers as one of Crain’s Detroit’s 100 “Cool Places to Work.” for 2018. This is the first year SME has participated in the program.

“Being recognized as a ‘Cool Place to Work’ is a true reflection of our One|SME culture,” said Jami Sentz, Senior Human Resources Manager. “Each and every day our team gives their best to their coworkers and our clients.  We know SME is a great place to work, and we are honored to be acknowledged for it.”

SME was also recently recognized as a 2018 Zweig Group Hot Firm.

Debra K. Osuch, REM
Marketing Manager

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