Judie Cooper, CFM, Associate Director of Organizational Development, Office of Facilities Management and Reliability, Smithsonian Institution
Judie Cooper is Associate Director of Organizational Development for the Office of Facilities Management and Reliability for the Smithsonian Institution.
Edward Krembuszewski is Energy Efficiency Services, Energy Efficiency Engineering Manager with ComEd, an electric service provider to approximately 3.8 million customers across northern Illinois.
Jeannette Lenear Peruchini, IIDA, LEED® AP, is an Associate Director and Interior Practice Leader at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP in Chicago.
Nicholas P. Lawrence, Vice President, Intelligent Building Practice, Environmental Systems Design, Inc.
Having led the Technology Group at Environmental Systems Design (ESD) for many years, Lawrence is now vice president of the firm’s Intelligent Building Practice. Managing multiple projects with high levels of complexity to meet quality, schedule and budget commitments, he has expertise in budget management, resource planning, marketing, and international business.
Lord is a retained executive search consultant who specializes in securing executives for roles related to facilities management, construction, and real estate development.
James (J.B.) Messer, the 2013 Facility Executive of the Year, is chief facilities officer at Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) in Pittsburgh, PA. Prior to joining CCAC, he was the director of Facilities Management at Oklahoma City Community College for 15 years and spent six years at the University of Oklahoma in utilities systems and power production management.
Grimard leads Syska Hennessy’s global Building Management System (BMS) and Smart Building practice area across the entire firm.
Ellen Bell manages the EDF’s Redefining Energy Efficiency Project which works with commercial office buildings and other vendor and non-profit partners in Chicago to develop new approaches that value efficiency, advanced energy management and existing and emerging technologies as a source of revenue and helps to build new markets where efficiency measures will be readily adopted.
DiCola is the director, facilities operations for Horizon Pharma, Inc., a specialty biopharmaceutical company with U.S. headquarters in Lake Forest, IL.
Facility management is a key player in creating and maintaining the physical environment for employees in buildings. A parallel focus is often to keep real estate costs in check. As more organizations recognize the impact of their facilities on employee recruitment and retention, real estate and operating costs, and reputation, facility executives are front and center in delivering spaces that work.