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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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Video Message from the President – November 2017

Joe Pearson, President of IFMA Atlanta has recorded very special message for the members of IFMA Atlanta.  Click here to view his message. Below is a transcribed copy of the President’s video message Hello IFMA Atlanta colleagues and happy November! I am Joe Pearson, your Chapter President. We have had a fantastic year so far […]

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IFMA Advocacy Day in Washington DC

On September 13, the Atlanta Chapter sent two delegates to the IFMA Advocacy Day in Washington DC.  John Means and Christine Neldon participated in a day of training followed by a day of advocating FM priorities on Capitol Hill.  This year’s hot topics were: Appointing an FM to the Public Buildings Reform and Savings Board […]

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Past IFMA Atlanta President, Joseph Geierman, Runs for City Council

What have you been up to since you were president of IFMA Atlanta? Immediately after stepping down as president of the IFMA Atlanta chapter, I started a 2-year term as President of the IFMA Legal Industry Council. That just wrapped up in June. I thought I would be taking a little break from IFMA leadership […]

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Joe Pearson, IFMA Atlanta President – Podcast Interview

Joe Pearson, MBA has a strong belief in FM education and partnerships that will allow us to face our current workplace challenges and the ever-evolving “future of work” together. As both Location Manager of the Georgia Market for EY and President of IFMA’s Atlanta Chapter, Joe is leading the way with innovative education programs and […]

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Korean students attend summer FM program in Atlanta

Written by Henri Brickey, Whitco Roofing. Twenty two undergraduate students and one graduate student from Kyung Hee University in South Korea recently participated in the Facility Management Intensive Program at Georgia Tech, which took place in Atlanta from June 30 to July 29.  The program was taught and organized by Dr. Eunhwa Yang, assistant professor […]

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Membership Spotlight – Kennesaw State University Construction Management Student Lauren R. Kimsey

Name:  Lauren R. Kimsey Age: 26 What is your Hometown/High school? I was born in Hallsville Texas and raised in Georgia. In 2009, I graduated from Faith Academy in Loganville Georgia. Why did you choose to attend Kennesaw State? I began my Construction Management education journey at Gwinnett Tech in 2013 and quickly realized how much I enjoyed learning about the industry. In […]

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Membership Spotlight – James Boston with Comfort Foods

How long at current position? Comfort Foods opened in the summer of 2015 Previous Companies/positions: Owner of RADIANT3, a video production company in Atlanta that focuses mostly on corporate video and advertising mainly for large manufacturing companies like Dura-Line, Graphic Packaging, HOYU of America, and InComm. What made you decide to work in the field […]

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