Facility Managers face no shortage of challenges in 2022. The pandemic and its resulting fallout still loom large in the FM world. On top of that, supply chain issues, growing labor shortages, and cyber and ransom attacks. However, imbedded in these challenges are opportunities for FMs to positively impact their organizations in 2022 and beyond.
Mark Bodenschatz, P.E., ProFM, CSSP is the director of the Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute (PSFEI). He offers more than 30 years of experience in various aspects of facilities management including more than 10 years with Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics and more than 16 years with Office of Physical Plant. Specific areas of expertise within the ProFM arena include Asset Management, Business Management, and Risk Management. Bodenschatz earned earned bachelor and master's degrees in architectural engineering, both from Penn State. He is a licensed mechanical engineer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, holds a ProFM credential, and is a certified sports security professional.