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About Us

Strategic Development Services was established in 2008 on big picture principles derived from in-the-trenches business development and marketing experience.  The firm's expertise includes sales, marketing and operational knowledge of the A/E/C industry and how business for architects, engineers and construction companies has evolved over the past twenty-seven years.  Our mission is to elevate the culture of business development and marketing and bring best practices to all firms in the industry.

Helene Jewett


Building your network is the cornerstone of building great projects.  Let's build yours!

Helene has developed an organizational perspective that brings cross functional teams together. She knows the nuances and industry trends of A/E/C firms gained from successfully growing revenue through sales and marketing roles for over twenty-seven years.  Her experience includes K-12, higher education, municipal, private development, healthcare, state and federal markets.  As a facilitator, she puts her experience of successfully increasing revenue benchmarks to work for your firm.

Discipline experience: Pre-Construction Services, Cost Estimating, Value Engineering and Program Management. Civil Engineering, Surveying, General Contracting, Restoration. Architecture, Owners Representative, Structural Engineering, Parking Design, Building Envelope, Transportation/Mobility. 

Low Voltage Design; Information Technology, Audiovisual & Multimedia. Acoustics, Security, and Medical Office Planning.

Corporate in-house marketing/business development leadership positions held at: Hanscomb, Bucher, Willis & Ratliff, Palace Construction, Peak Civil, Strategic Development Services, Erie Economic Development Council, Walker Consultants, Shen, Milsom & Wilke.

Helene is a fourth generation Coloradoan. Her family mined in Leadville in the 1800 and 1900's. Many homesteaded in Metro North Denver, owned real estate in Denver and Central City and have been shaped by Colorado terrain and treasures.

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