Considered a rising star in the facilities management industry, Jessica Bickel loves taking on challenges, learning new skills, and making valuable connections. One prominent industry veteran called Bickel “an example of the future of FM.” Bickel currently serves as Facilities Coordinator for Reece Group USA, a Dallas-based supplier of plumbing, kitchen, appliance, and HVAC products […]
Many seasoned facilities management pros retired during the COVID-19 pandemic or plan to soon, causing experts to warn that the industry may be facing a skills gap and worker shortage. Therefore, it’s encouraging to hear that relative newcomers like Liz Bishop enjoy being part of the FM space and are eager to learn. Bishop has […]
As an educator and qualified instructor, Alana F. Dunoff is helping train the facilities management professionals of the future. As for Dunoff, herself, she has been a practicing FM pro for 30 years (“Yikes!” she joked) and wears many proverbial hats. She’s an Adjunct Professor teaching the B.S. Facility Management Program at Temple University; Principal […]
In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, top advocates in facilities management offer insights and inspiration for both seasoned professionals and women considering a career in the space. Please help spread the empowerment by sharing this Q&A infographic!