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    Member Spotlight

    JO ANNE WILES, Marketing Coordinator
    W.K. Dickson & Co., Inc.
    Jo Anne has been a member of the A/E/C industry for nearly 16 years.  Prior to that she worked for a time recorder company doing product documentation and graphics.  She has been a member of SMPS since 2011 and served on the Events Committee for four years.  She is also involved with American Public Works Association - North Carolina Chapter and assists on their newsletter and scholarship committees.  She also volunteers for the North Carolina Puppy Raising Program for Guiding Eyes for the Blind.  She has raised and trained six dogs through the program and teaches classes to new trainers. 
    Her advice to those new to the industry, have confidence in yourself!  Take time to listen and learn from others, you aren't expected to be an expert overnight!  There are so many people willing to help if you ask.   Outside of work, Jo Anne enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandson.  She is an avid reader, does needlepoint and rides horses.  Jo Anne lives on a farm and owns four horses, four labs and a cat so she is always busy taking care of something!

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