SMMA’s Alfeo, Jimenez, O’Connor, and Schefano Announced as Shareholders

SMMA has announced four new shareholders at the firm: electrical engineers John Alfeo and Anthony Jimenez, Marketing Manager Tracey O’Connor, and interior designer Aimee Schefano.

The announcement was made by CEO and President Ara Krafian at a New Year’s toast—part of a long tradition at SMMA of welcoming new shareholders at the start of each year.

“Our colleagues are growing professionally and becoming an ever-more valuable part of the ownership and leadership at SMMA,” said Krafian. “We are very excited to have John, Anthony, Tracey, and Aimee as shareholders helping us to continue our success for the long term.”

John Alfeo has managed SMMA’s Electrical team since 2018 and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2021. “John has excelled as Electrical department manager,” said Andrew Oldeman, Director of Engineering. “He has supported the growth and development of the group while working with group leaders to continue their legacy of excellence. John is a thoughtful and reliable teammate and SMMA is the better for it.”

Anthony Jimenez was promoted to Senior Associate in 2022 and serves on ACE of Greater Boston’s Board of Directors. “Anthony has developed into a remarkably skilled engineer during his time at SMMA,” said Oldeman. “Clients and colleagues value him as a respected and sought-after team member. Anthony has also been a driving force behind the firm’s participation in the ACE Mentor Program, where he has proven to be an exceptional mentor, organizer, and fundraiser.”

Tracey O’Connor has managed SMMA’s Marketing team since 2018 and serves on the Board of SMPS Boston as Director of CPSM Certification. “I have had the privilege to work with Tracey for 10 years and seen firsthand the incredible impact she has had on our business,” said Ryan Farias, Vice President. “Beyond her strong marketing and communication talents, she has a wonderful ability to connect with people and make them feel comfortable all while managing a strong team of colleagues. We are lucky to have her.”

Aimee Schefano was promoted to Senior Associate in 2022 and was honored with IIDA New England Distinguished Merit Award in 2020. “Aimee is an outstanding leader and mentor—not only in our Interiors group but firmwide and even outside of SMMA,” said Marie Fitzgerald, Senior Vice President. “Everything she does is about advancing the firm. Aimee’s contributions to design, collaboration, and her dedication to client experiences and successful projects are hugely appreciated.”

Congratulations to John, Anthony, Tracey, and Aimee on their achievements and continued success as SMMA shareholders!