June 2017 Lunch & Learn – Alone in the Wilderness: A Career in Facilities Management

by Reuben Thibodeau on May 31, 2017

June 22, 2017 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
C&W Services
10 S Almaden Blvd
San Jose, CA 95113

“Alone in the Wilderness – A Career in Facilities Management”

  • How to bridge the enormous gap between Design and O&M
  • Innovate or Die – Shifting to a new model of FM
  • Get off the FM tactical treadmill and become a Strategic FM
  • Tips for managing vendor performance

 Speaker Info/Bio:
Wayne Whitzell has presented at several AFE events in the past and was a panelist at this year’s AFE Annual Day with a Facilities Professional event.  He has been an active member in IFMA since 2000.  In 2015, he was selected as IFMA’s Associate of the Year at IFMA’s World Workplace in Denver and was selected as IFMA’s Distinguished Author of the Year in 2016.  He is currently the President of IFMA East Bay.  Over the years, he has held various chapter positions such as Sustainability Committee Chair, Website Chair, and Sacramento Valley Chapter Vice President.  He has been to twelve World Workplace conferences and has presented at several IFMA chapter and council events and Facility Fusion.  He supports the IFMA Foundation initiatives by routinely speaking at local schools and colleges about a career in FM.  Wayne holds credentials as a LEED®AP, Business Energy Professional (BEP), and is a certified Green Business Operator (GBO).   Wayne has spoken at IFMA chapters and councils across the United States.  He has spoken at Facility Fusion and was selected as a speaker at this year’s World Workplace in San Diego.  But, life isn’t “all work and no play” for Wayne.  On weekends he can be heard in Northern California theaters and clubs leading the acclaimed Neil Young & Crazy Horse Tribute band, Tribe of The Red Horse.

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