Welcome to FM:Systems

FM:Systems helps facilities and real estate professionals improve customer service, reduce costs and increase productivity enterprise-wide.

Management Team

FM:Systems is led by a group of individuals who understand facility management and how to successfully develop and deliver enterprise software.

Kurt von Koch

Kurt von Koch

CEO

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Kurt von Koch

CEO

Kurt von Koch is an established leader in the IWMS and CAFM enterprise software markets with more than 20 years of experience in high-tech software solutions. As CEO of FM:Systems, the top-rated facility and real estate software company, Kurt sets the strategic direction of the company and works with each department to ensure a customer-first culture, operational efficiency, and growth of the business.

Kurt joined FM:Systems in 2006 and has held many roles since, most recently as President and prior to that as VP of Sales and Marketing. He has a BA in both history and political science from the University of Delaware.

Will Sendall

Will Sendall

Chief Financial Officer

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Will Sendall

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Will is responsible for overseeing FM:Systems’ financial operations and strategy. He manages all accounting, financial planning and analysis, tax, human resources and long-term strategic planning.

Will has more than fifteen years of experience with subscription and Software as a Service businesses. Previously, Will was Chief Financial Officer for Zift Solutions and prior to that Vice President of Finance for Bronto Software, where he oversaw successful M&A events for both companies. Will also worked for Red Hat and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Will has a BA in Accounting from Appalachian State University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.

Skip Yakopec

Skip Yakopec

Vice President of Software Sales

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Skip Yakopec

Vice President of Software Sales

As Vice President of Software Sales, Skip is responsible for the development and execution of global strategy and sales. He is a seasoned sales executive with more than 30 years of experience leading direct, indirect and channels sales for both large and small corporations.

Prior to joining FM: Systems, Skip served as Senior Vice President, Software Sales for the Americas, at Pitney Bowes. Earlier in his career, he worked as Vice President, Global Territory Sales for Emerson and as Vice President, System i for Infor Global Solutions. Skip also spent 30 years at IBM where he built a successful career and held numerous executive positions.

Skip holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Rollins College.

Brian Haines

Brian Haines

Vice President of Marketing

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Brian Haines

Vice President of Marketing

Brian Haines is a twenty year veteran of marketing and product management of Cloud and desktop products specifically created for the building industry. Brian is currently the Vice President of Marketing at FM:Systems where he manages all aspects of marketing strategy and planning. Brian writes extensively on the topic of BIM and facilities and contributes a bi-monthly column to Revit Community online and is an active blogger. Brian is a frequent speaker and has presented at events such as Autodesk University, IFMA World Workplace, NFM&T and the AIA convention. Brian currently serves as vice-chair for the National Institute of Building Science (NIBS) COBie Task Group (CTG).

Prior to joining FM:Systems, Brian was an Industry Marketing Manager in the Building Industry Group at Autodesk. His primary responsibilities included the Go-To-Market execution for the Autodesk Building Design Suite and several key Cloud Initiatives. Brian has a Bachelors of Architecture degree from the University of Arizona.

Bert Dreifuss

Bert Dreifuss

Vice President of Customer Support

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Bert Dreifuss

Vice President of Customer Support

As VP of Customer Support, Bert is responsible for hiring, training, equipping, and evaluating the technical support team in order to provide superior service to the customer. Additionally, he analyzes customer requests for trends in order to provide insight for improvements. His goal is to contribute to an ever improving customer experience. Bert has been with FM:Systems since March 2000.

Bert has more than thirteen years of experience with technical support and software troubleshooting. Prior to joining FM:Systems, Bert served in customer service for Chase Bank of Texas.

Bert is a native of Georgia and has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston.

Michael Schley

Michael Schley

IFMA Fellow, Chairman and Founder

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Michael Schley

IFMA Fellow, Chairman and Founder

Michael Schley is the Chairman and Founder of FM:Systems. Michael founded FM:Systems in 1984 with the vision of creating a flexible, comprehensive facility management system that could be easily used by facility planners and managers.

Michael is recognized globally for his expertise in FM technology and has spoken at numerous conferences throughout the world including IFMA (International Facility Management Association), World Workplace conferences and FM conferences in Australia, China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Zurich, and Amsterdam. He has led several significant industry standards efforts including serving as Chair of the AIA CAD Layer Guidelines Task Force, and co-chair of the IFMA Area Measurement Task Force.

Michael has been recognized as an IFMA Fellow, one of only 94 individuals so honored. He is a Visiting Lecturer at Cornell University, and serves on the FM advisory committees of Cornell University and Georgia Institute of Technology. He recently served as a trustee for the IFMA Foundation and oversaw the publication of four books that the Foundation produced.

Michael has a Master of Architecture degree from the College of Design at North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Case Western Reserve University.

Our Company

The pace of change is increasing in today’s facilities. What if you could plan for and manage change in today’s highly dynamic facilities environments? Founded in 1984 to help facilities teams effectively manage even the most demanding building portfolios, FM:Systems created FM:Interact, a Cloud-based Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) which can help to improve the management of space, occupancy, assets, moves, maintenance, leases and property. Our promise is to provide our customers with quick and easy access to key facility information such as floor plans, reports, employee information and critical documents which can enable facilities teams to securely share information and manage facility processes more effectively that impact the entire organization.

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2301 Sugar Bush Road Suite 500 Raleigh, NC 27612

Phone: (800) 648-8030 | (919) 790-5320