Charged with leadership in the area of facility management education and workforce development
RALEIGH, N.C. – 7/10/2017 – FM:Systems, a leading provider of Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) and Computer-aided Facility Management (CAFM) software, announced that CEO and Founder Michael Schley has been elected to the position of Chair for the IFMA Foundation. The IFMA Foundation is the charitable arm of IFMA, charged with serving society in the areas of facility management education and workforce development.
“After serving as the Foundation Trustee Second Vice Chair, his new position as Chair will enable us to benefit from Michael’s leadership and vision” said Jeffrey J. Tafel, Executive Director of the IFMA Foundation. “Michael has devoted his career to the advancement of our profession and to increasing awareness for students and individuals who are interested in entering the facilities management profession.”
“This is an exciting time for the Foundation as we expand the number of colleges and universities teaching facility management and grow awareness of the profession worldwide” said Michael Schley. “I look forward to leading our continued work with the Foundation Trustees and our supporters in the coming year.”
About the IFMA Foundation
Established in 1990, the IFMA Foundation works for the public good to promote priority research and educational opportunities for the advancement of facility management. The IFMA Foundation is supported by the generosity of the FM community including IFMA members, chapters, councils, corporate sponsors and private contributors who share the belief that education and research improve the FM profession. To learn more about the IFMA Foundation, visit www.ifmafoundation.org.
FM:Systems helps facilities and real-estate professionals improve customer service, reduce costs, and increase productivity enterprise-wide. FM:Systems’ Web-based software improves management of space, occupancy, moves, maintenance, leases and property.
FM:Systems is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, and conducts business throughout the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information about FM:Systems, please visit www.fmsystemss.wpengine.com.
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