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Member Spotlight – Laura Hammond, Department Manager for Corporate Asset Management for Mercedes-Benz USA

… written by Teresa Cox, APCO Signs Like so many facility professionals, Laura Hammond fell into the field.   IFMA Fellow Kathy Roper, “a fabulous professor” was her inspiration at Georgia Tech.  Laura earned her Master of Science Degree in Building Construction and Facility Management from the School of Building Construction.  At that time, she was […]

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Mercedes-Benz USA Tour for Students

On April 4th, Mercedes-Benz USA hosted a presentation and tour sponsored by IFMA Atlanta’s Accredited Degree Program Liaison Committee. Students in Facility Management programs and classes from Georgia Tech’s School of Building Construction and Kennesaw State University attended alongside working FM professionals. Thanks to Lonnie Russell and Laura Hammond – both of Mercedes-Benz USA – for […]

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April 2018 IFMA Atlanta spotlight – Dylan Murray – Kennesaw State University.

Written by Henri Brickey, Whitco Roofing. This month’s IFMA Atlanta member spotlight focuses on Dylan Murray, a senior at Kennesaw State University who will be graduating next month with a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, with a concentration in Facilities Management. Unlike many, who fall into the FM field by accident, Dylan has been planning […]

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IFMA Atlanta was well represented at Facility Fusion in Chicago.

Facility Fusion 2018 in Chicago was a memorable event for all attendees, but especially for the Atlanta Chapter of IFMA in our 35th year! The esteemed Kathy Roper (author, professor, IFMA ATL Past Chapter President, industry expert, etc) represented the chapter well as she always does and taught an engaging session on leadership and personal […]

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Thank you for the scholarships…

Posted below is a thank you note from Dr. Khalid Siddiqi, Professor and Chairman of the Construction Management Department at Kennesaw State University. Dear IFMA Atlanta: IFMA scholarships play a tremendous role in the success of those students who receive these scholarships. Please click here to see the sentiments in the attached documents from IFMA Scholarship recipients. I […]

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Member Spotlight – Rusty Misenheimer

written by Teresa Cox Rusty Misenheimer did not set out to establish a successful career in Facility Management.  Like so many FM professionals, Facility Management found him. His first job after graduating from Appalachian State University was in the steel industry in Richmond, VA. With a degree in Construction Management and minor in Business Management, […]

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Video Message From The President – February 2018

CLICK ON THE IMAGE ABOVE TO PLAY THE VIDEO MESSAGE. Below is a transcript of the President’s Message Happy 2018! I am Joe Pearson, your IFMA Atlanta Chapter President along with fellow board members and Vice President Debi Gilbert and Associates Committee leader, Tim Winterstein. We are coming to you live from one of the […]

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Member Spotlight – Ran Zhang

written by Teresa Cox This month, we shine the spotlight on Ran Zhang.  Ran was the scholarship recipient at this year’s World Workplace.  She credits the Georgia Tech professors and Student Construction Association for connecting her with IFMA Atlanta, and is very grateful for the help and support she has received from the many wonderful […]

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Membership Spotlight – Sarah K. Francis with Team Pest USA

By: Debi Gilbert, Chosen Janitorial This month the Member Spotlight is shining on Associate Member Sarah K. Francis, Commercial Account Manager for Team Pest USA. Sarah was born in Memphis, Tennessee and grew up in the small town of Olive Branch, Mississippi. “It was a very small farming town. I grew up on a small […]

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