IFMA Philly wants to get to know you better so we have put together a fun and engaging Member Spotlight series. All you need to do is send in your contact info (name, company name, job title, email) a headshot and answer 2 to 3 questions from the question bank below, including a Fun Fact. They will be featured one at a time, in the order they are received in our weekly blast.

Send submissions to Bridget Schalki, Chapter Administrator, at  bschalki@barrhorstman.com

IFMA Member Spotlight Questions
General:
“In one sentence, what do you want IFMA members to know about your business?”
“What is one professional challenge or the biggest challenge you have faced during the pandemic?”
“What is the best advice you have been given during the pandemic?”
“What have you learned about yourself during the COVID quarantine?”
“What do you love most about (industry)?”
“Name one fun fact that makes your company different from others.”
“Can you share with us any ideas your company has come up with to keep your employees safe upon returning to work.”
“How has your career grown since starting with (said company)?”
“What was your most proud project of your career?”
“What advice would you give a college graduate coming into your field?”

For FM’s Only:
“What is your favorite tip for facilities managers right now?”
“Has your Executive Team determined a return to work date?”
“Are you concerned with your employees using public transportation to get to work? Any ideas how you will handle?”
“What have you learned during these unprecedented times?”
“How are you preparing property for staff to return, post COVID-19? How do you see your facility changing after this pandemic?”
“What has changed in your space planning in last 5 years? More cubicles/shared space or still mix of offices and cubicles?”
“What parts of your company fall under your control?”
“Are you planning to install ultraviolet treatment to your HVAC Systems?”
“Will you provide any type of food service and if so will it be subsidized or possibly provided curbside?”
“Are you providing automatic door openers or installing anti-microbial surfaces on high traffic areas?”
“Will you be taking temperatures and if so what technology are you using?” (i.e. facial recognition to confirm wearing a mask and validation of normal temperature for access or disposable thermometers)
“What tool do you use to reserve meeting rooms and work spaces?”
“Will you be assigning desks or will there be no assignment and only seat reservations?”
“Are you tracking Covid-19 costs separately with both expense and capital improvements?”
“Do you envision more digital signage in the future?”

Fun Questions:
“If you had to choose one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?”
“What was the first concert you ever attended?”
“What was the last concert you attended?”
“If you could meet anyone past or present, who would it be and why?”
“Do you have a nickname? Explain the origin”
“What is your favorite pastime?”
“Tell us something that may surprise us about you.”
“Where is the best place you’ve traveled to and why?”
“What would you be doing for a career if you weren’t doing this?”