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Development & Governance of the ProFM® Credential

In February of 2018, the Professional Facility Management Institute (ProFMI) launched the ProFM credential as a new global standard for the built environment knowledge and competency.  Prior to the credential’s introduction, a Commission was appointed, consisting of industry thought leaders from around the world, to validate and govern the ProFM Body of Knowledge.  This ProFMI Commission currently consists of:

  • Stormy Friday    

The Friday Group             

United States

  • Terry Vergon


United States

  • Darrell Rounds

General Motors

United States

  • David Brady

Silver Loc Associates

United States

  • Stan Mitchell

Key Facilities Management


  • Eileen McMorrow

The McMorrow Reports

United States

  • Stefanie Driscoll

Ferrandino & Sons

United States

  • John Hajduk       


United States

  • Kylash Ramesh

National Institutes of Health

United States

  • Andrey Kharitonov        

Ernst & Young   


  • Ericka Westgard

C&W Services

United States

  • Randy Olson      

Holmes Corporation

United States

Based on global industry research, ProFMI and its Commission identified a critical unmet need for built environment professionals to obtain the most up-to-date knowledge and skills to optimize the performance of buildings and the people within them.

Partnering with Industry and Education Leaders

A critical component of the Institute’s distribution strategy for ProFM includes a network of Industry Partners and Educational Institutions.  Industry Partners include:

  • National Facilities Management & Technology Conference & Exposition (NFMT)
  • BOMI International
  • Asociación Panameña de Facility Management (APAFAM) (Panama)
  • The McMorrow Reports
  • Association for Facilities Engineering
  • Key Facilities Management (Scotland/UK)
  • American Institute of Facility Engineers and Technicians
  • American Society of Engineering Management

§ Women In Facilities Management

§ Nevada Professional Facility Management Association

§ Leadergized

§ Facilithon

Educational Institutions include:

  • Northern Illinois University, United States
  • Butler Community College, United States
  • Dunwoody College of Technology, United States
  • University of Central Florida, United States
  • AFD Facility Planning, United States
  • Pennsylvania State University, United States
  • University of Dallas, United States
  • FM College, Inc, United States
  • Jusliventures, Malaysia            
  • Global Property & Facilities Int’l, Nigeria
  • True North Training Center, Qatar       
  • Key Facilities Management, Scotland/UK
  • University of Washington, United States
  • Cerebrii Solutions, Trinidad & Tobago

Delivering ProFM Training to the World

The ProFM Credential Program was developed to teach the ProFM Body of Knowledge and deliver the ProFM credential online Final Assessments. This program utilizes a variety of learning styles including self-study, coached self-study, corporate/group training, and instructor-led courses.  Our instructors are selected and qualified based upon industry knowledge and experience in the delivery of professional development programs and have earned their ProFM credential. These instructors include:

  • Alfonso Alizo, APAFAM
  • Lourdes Arauz, APAFAM
  • Marvin Arinuelo, True North Training Center
  • Robert Blakey, FM College
  • Mark Bodenschatz, Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute (PSFEI)
  • Stephen Brown, FM Adviso
  • Richard Conohan, CBRE
  • David Derr, PSFEI
  • Jerry DiCola, Northern Illinois University
  • Alana Dunoff, AFD Facility Planning & Prof. Development
  • John Hajduk, Sodexo
  • Derek Hillestad, Dunwoody College of Technology
  • Giovanna Hines, APAFAM
  • Tanishka McQueen, APAFAM
  • Manuel Medina, APAFAM
  • James Meyers, Meyers Service
  • Robert Nelson, PSFEI
  • John Pivak, George Mason University  
  • Luisa Plaza, APAFAM
  • Maureen Roskoski, Facilities Engineering Associates
  • Leo Somma, Brookhaven National Laboratory (Retired)
  • Dale Wenger, SimWest Facilities Management Consulting
  • Erika Westgard, Northern Illinois University
  • Michael Thomas, JLL

Become a ProFM Industry Partner

In spite of the many uncertainties and challenges facing the built environment, community interest in the ProFM Credential Program continues to be strong and is gaining momentum.  Each of our partners has come to the conclusion that becoming a distribution channel with ProFMI will provide multiple beneficial opportunities for their members and/or stakeholders.

To date, over 200 industry professionals have attained the ProFM credential with hundreds more in the process of doing so.

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