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May 2019 Newsletter

May Newsletter!
Hope everyone is ready for the Thursday Happy Hour and Dinner! I look forward to meeting you all there.

It will be at the UNT Eagle Business Network Event on May 16th. If you have not reserved your spot, tickets are only $10 each and include food, along with plenty of networking opportunities. This will be a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new connections. The price is very affordable for Del Frisco's. Reserve your spot today by visiting

Regarding the dinner, we will be heading down the street to Wise Guys Pizzeria at 7:30 p.m. We will grab a few pizzas and they carry plenty of craft beers on tap. Don't miss your chance to have dinner with Baen.

Happy Hour:
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Del Frisco's Southlake
1200 E Southlake Blvd, Southlake, TX 76092
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
$10.00/ticket (includes appetizers)

Wise Guys Pizzeria
322 S Park Blvd
Grapevine, TX 76051
7:30 p.m.

Job Opportunities:
Thank you to those who continue to show support for the Alumni and provide job opportunities!

Architectural Fabrication - Architectural Fabrication is looking to fill the Account Manager position. They are looking for a UNT Alumni if possible! No degree required, but some sales experience in account management is preferable. Resumes can be sent to Compensation is $45,000 - $47,000 per year, plus 25% commission.


The purpose of this position is to effectively and efficiently manage/grow an assigned territory of general contractors and accounts.


  • Maintain/Develop relationships with assigned accounts.

  • Search for projects within your accounts/vertical market

    • Qualify and Prepare opportunities for the bid process

    • Perform takeoff and draft quote to submit to estimating

    • Send proposals to your accounts

  • Follow up on bids, obtain feedback and close opportunities

  • Review contracts received for addenda, amounts and turn into Accounting for processing.

  • Attend scope review meetings with clients

  • Provide solutions for accounts and help address budget / VE options to win business

  • Meet with Pre-Sale Manager regularly to review sales goals and activity.

  • Keep a calendar for scheduled events and meetings

  • Turnover closed won opportunities as projects to the Production Team

    • Set up and execute the turnover meeting

    • Review submittals

    • Coordinate with accounts throughout the project to ensure a quality experience


  • Organized, Prompt, Diligent, Self-Starter

  • Experience with Customer Service, Sales, Teamwork,

  • Computer skills: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Google Drive/Docs/Mail, etc.

Best of luck!

Ryan Blakeman