Board of Directors

President: Mr. David Reynolds, CFM, FMP


David Reynolds is a founding partner in the FM consultancy Global Facility Management Alliance and an independent Facility Management consultant located in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S. He has a lifelong interest in how people experience the built environment and how the built environment hosts organizations and advances their purposes. His principal interests are in FM organizational problem solving for continuous improvement in performance – whether from financial, customer, internal process, or learning and capability point of view.
He holds degrees in science, engineering, and allied health areas. His pro bono work concerns safe and healthy housing, workplace safety, environmental health, and key process design and measurement.
David joined IFMA in 2003, became an FMP in 2005, and CFM in 2014. In addition to FMCC, he is active in support of programs of the IFMA OMHS Community of Practice.

FMCC Responsibilities:  Oversight of the Board of Directors


Vice President: Mr. Peter J. Stroup, PE

Peter Stroup is the Principal of SAGE International FM, a facility management consultancy based in Boston, Massachusetts.
He has in excess of 30 years of experience in facility – construction, project management, energy use & procurement along with all aspects of maintenance and operations, a portion of which associated with the electric utility industry.
He holds a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering, an MBA and is a registered professional engineer. A member of APPA, IFMA, NFPA and NSPE.
Peter was a co-founder of the Project Management Institute, New Hampshire Chapter, and formerly held the designation of Project Management Professional (PMP).
He has presented on a variety of facility management topics at industry conferences including IFMA Fusions – USA and Canada, IFMA Work Workplace and NFMT.
Peter provides a unique perspective in facility management from consulting and owner viewpoint while continuing as the Director of Facilities at Harvard Medical School where he has been awarded the highest honor of Facilities Master.
FMCC Responsibilities:  Marketing, including the FMCC website, FMCC LinkedIn, webinars, etc.


Treasurer: Mr. Terry Awls, FMP

Terry Awls is Director of Facility Operations for the LEED Silver Class A building of La-Z-Boy, Inc. He is responsible for delivering first class service to occupants and guests that meet the needs of a dynamic and growing culture. He oversees multiple corporate vendors and departments including housekeeping, security, landscaping, maintenance, travel and mail services, managing O&M and capital expenses to sustain a safe, secure and environmentally compatible facility. Previously, he worked as corporate FM for the LEED Platinum building of Health Care REIT, Inc. where he was responsible for property management and maintenance as well as hospitality services to corporate headquarters.

Terry graduated from Monroe Community College with awards and honors. His career began in culinary and hospitality roles and widened to operations and FM. He is a member BOMA and USCBC. His community interests include basketball coaching – 20 years in a variety of settings and accomplishments. He serves on councils and boards, including a scholarship foundation which he established. He lives with his family in Sylvania, Ohio, U.S..
FMCC Responsibilities:  Treasurer


Secretary: Mr. Chris Gardner, PMP, FMP


Chris Gardner, FMCC secretary since April 2018, joins the Board in supporting FMCC members and associates, whether established or new to the marketplace and building a consulting career around their workplace expertise. Chris is a Commercial & Multi-Family Real Estate, Facility Management, and Project Management professional. He holds a BS in Business, IFMA FMP, and Project Management Institute PMP credentials. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Japan, then returned to Kansas City, taking up FM and commercial real estate consequent to managing restaurants. He moved forward with college study, managed facilities and teams in a variety of industries, and joined the corporate real estate department of Humana. He has remained focused on FM, working for multiple Fortune 100 companies. His leads his own company, CTG Real Estate Services.

Chris served as President of the Kansas City Chapter of IFMA. He is a founding member of Built Environment Partners, an association that serves the commercial real estate community, focusing on educational opportunities. He and his wife have four children. He is a foodie and gets around by motorcycle, snowmobile, or on foot outdoors. His enthusiasm about real estate, FM and his clients and colleagues, combined with abundant skill and knowledge, are a welcome in service to the FMCC membership.
FMCC Responsibilities:  Secretary


Immediate-Past President: Mr. Val Moraes, CFM, MBA


Val Moraes is the CEO & Managing Director of GregMore Group, a Facilities Management Consultancy based in Auckland, New Zealand.
He has more than 30 years of Facilities Management experience in various countries including India, Australia and New Zealand. His past experience includes senior FM roles with Super deluxe Hotels (Oberoi Group), High Rise Commercial Buildings (Colliers International) and Supermarkets (Progressive/Woolworths Australia) besides large Companies.
He holds a Graduate Certificate in Building Management (GCBM) and a certificate in Project Management from Victoria University, Wellington.
He is also the first New Zealander with Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) credentials from International Facilities Management Association, (IFMA).
Besides being one of the Founding Fathers and Foundation Board Member of Facilities Management Association of New Zealand (FMANZ), he is also the Past Chair and serves as an ambassador for FMANZ.
Val is an Accredited Professional for Green Star rating of Buildings in New Zealand (GSNZAP).
FMCC Responsibilities:  FMCC Sponsorships

 


The Regional Directors will function at the board level and concentrate on FM consultant networking and capabilities best realized in the business circumstances and cultures of their regions:

 

Graham Constable Australasia
Kimberly Snow Canada
Ondrej Strup Central & Eastern Europe
Mohamed El Agroudy Middle East
Ricardo Crepaldi South America
Olumide Aina Sub Saharan Africa

 


Regional Director-Australasia: Graham Constable, BSc, MBA, PVM

Graham Constable, BSc, MBA, PVM is a freelance consultant working in asset and facilities management, value management, change, facilitation and mentoring. Based in Sydney Australia, he offers clients proven competence in strategic and operational asset and facilities management gained over many years in operational leadership and consulting roles in the UK, Europe and Australia. He undertakes in-depth tactical and strategic analyses of clients’ asset and facilities management regimens transposing the results into viable and durable strategic plans and operational models that are aligned with and support client business goals. He focuses on operational readiness and continuous improvement specializing in change, developing and improving the performance of individuals and integrated teams. He is also a certified value management (VM) practitioner with the Institute of Value Management completing strategic and tactical VM Work Studies for clients. Graham has co-authored and had published a book on ‘Leadership & Team Building in Primary Care’. He is studying for his CFM accreditation and for a CoreNet certification in Core Fundamentals of Corporate Real Estate.
FMCC Responsibilities:  Australasia

 


Regional Director-Canada: Kimberly R. Snow, FMP, CFM, ABCP

Kimberly Snow leads the Workplace Services Department at the Canadian Home Office of global off-price retailer TJX, in Ontario, Canada. She and her staff oversee: janitorial services, interior and exterior building maintenance, fitness centre, cafeteria, internal communication, business continuity planning, data centre infrastructure, mailroom, onsite print service, inbound samples management, space allocation, and move management. Kimberly participates with Workplace Services managers throughout global TJX to align services, lead projects and share knowledge. Her previous FM posts, concentrated in the commercial sector, feature leadership and management roles across the FM competencies, progressively adding scope and responsibilities.

Kimberly’s academic background includes media studies and business management. She earned the FMP in 2011 and CFM in 2012. She is a member of the IFMA Toronto Chapter and DRI International, the Disaster Recovery Institute.
FMCC Responsibilities:  Canada

 


Director-Central & Eastern Europe: Ondrej Strup, IFMA Fellow

Ondrej Strup graduated as a steel construction designer (15 years experience), then CAD (leader of computer center of designing company, vendor of CAD, EDM and CAFM – Nemetschek AG)

  • 1999 established Czech Chapter of International Facility Management Association, first President, at present Past President of IFMA CZ.
  • External teacher of Facility management at Czech Technical University (CVUT FSv), The University of Economics, Prague (VSE), lector of Facility management etc.
  • Leader of accredited Facility Management education program under IFMA CZ and Czech Ministry of Education (FM Institute).
  • IFMA Foundation Ambassador.
  • Named as head of Czech Republic for preparing of new EU FM standard (member of TC 348) and its translation.
  • Named as head of Czech Republic for preparing of new ISO Asset management standard (member of PC 251) and its translation.
  • IFMA Foundation Ambassador Czech and Slovak Republic.
  • IFMA Fellow.
  • EuroFM Liaison in ISO PC 267 (ISO 18480 “Facility management”) + representative of Czech Republic in this Committee.

Speciální zkušenosti: Facility management, Real Estate, Asset management, Property management, IT (CAFM, CAD, EDM), Education
FMCC Responsibilities:  Central & Eastern Europe

 


 

Director-Middle East: Mohamed El Agroudy, Chairman, PhD, CCT, PMP, RMP, TRC, ACIArb, M.ASCE, Misr for Services & Maintenance, MSM

Dr. Mohamed El Agroudy has decades of experience in construction engineering and management. He is a Certified Corporate Trainer (CCT), a Project Management Professional (PMP), a Risk Management Professional (RMP), a Transnational Referral Certified (TRC) and an International Arbitrator. Dr. El Agroudy had his BSc in civil/construction engineering, a Masters in contracts and a PhD in contracts and risk management. He is teaching Contracts/Risk Management at the American University in Cairo. He is also the Chairman of Misr for Services & Maintenance, MSM, one of the leading Facility Management companies in the Middle East. Moreover, he is a project management consultant for mega projects in the Middle East. With both his academic and practical construction industry experience, El Agroudy has trained many professionals around the globe and has performed a lot of workshops and keynote speeches in many countries. His areas of expertize include: Contracts, Risk and Facility Management. He is an active member of Project Management Institute (PMI), International Facility Management Association (IFMA), Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and American Society for Quality (ASQ).

 


Director-South America: Ricardo Crepaldi, MSc

Ricardo is educated in chemistry and has more than 29 years of professional experience. For 23 years, he has been involved in industry, always in facilities and environmental areas, working with companies including Boehringer Ingelheim (Pharmaceutical), AB-InBev (Beverage) and General Motors (Automotive). He is a ISO 14000 auditor and has a Specialization Degree in Environmental Eng’g., as well enhancement in Controller and Business Administration. With more than 6 years in the academic area, he recently finished his Master’s Degree in Science and Environmental Technology, based on nanotechnology as the first step of a personal project of Post Ph.D. level.  Nowadays Ricardo works in academic research and teaching. He is also is a senior freelance consultant for companies in contract management, environmental management, facilities operations, continuous improvement, cash conservation, crisis management, problem solving, and sustainability.  He is an active member in many associations in Brazil and the US for facilities, environmental, and academic areas. His principal tasks are as an Advisor for ABRAFAC (Brazilian Facilities Association), Vice President of GRUPAS (Facilities Manager’s Group) and a President of a Chapter of ABES (Brazilian Environmental Association).
FMCC Responsibilities:  South America

 


Director-Sub Saharan Africe: Olumide Aina MSc, MBIFM, PEM

Olumide Aina MSc, MBIFM, PEM is the Managing Director at Green Facilities Limited. His experience spans strategic and sustainable FM solutions including real estate investment and risk analysis, project management, sustainable designs and operations, and safety. He publishes, presents, and trains on business excellence in FM to readers and audiences over a variety of channels and media. He is a lead ISO 9001:2008 auditor (quality management), a Safety Professional with credentials in general and fire safety, and a consultant with the Nigeria Energy Support in the implementation of ISO 50001:2015 (energy management) in the industrial sector. He has contributed to FMCC as a presenter in World FM Day for several years and is always responsive to volunteer opportunities and correspondence.  Olumide holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and MSc concentrating in Facilities and Project Management. He is currently pursuing of a Ph.D. with research focus on sustainable FM in public building
FMCC Responsibilities:  Sub Saharan Africa