Town Hall Discussion: Short & Long-Term Implications of the Pandemic on FM

What's Covered

Watch a recording of the sold-out, one-hour FM Town Hall event held on April 16, “Short- and Long-Term Implications of the Pandemic on Facility Management.”

Hosted by Mike Petrusky, the panel of experts including Stormy Friday, Stan Mitchell, and Kylash Ramesh, provide insights and opinions from across industries and around the world on these topics and more:

    • Discuss the immediate impact this pandemic has had on jobs
    • Highlight the unsung heroes of facility management
    • Provide advice on how to handle the re-opening of facilities
    • Look ahead to the lasting effect of the pandemic on facility management

Meet Our Experts

Stormy Friday, MPA, Hon, FMA, IFMA Fellow
President, The Friday Group

Stormy Friday is an internationally recognized speaker in facility management. She has visited over thirty countries to consult, train and speak on FM trends; organization development; productivity and motivation; marketing and customer service; strategic planning and outsourcing alternatives. She co-authored a book entitled Quality Facility Management: A Marketing and Customer Service Approach (Wiley) and authored Organization Development for Facility Managers: Tracing the DNA of FM Organizations (AMACOM; Dog Ear Press). She is Chair of the ProFMI Commission and has served on the IFMA Board of Directors and the BOMI International Board of Trustees

CEO, Key Facilities Management Intl.

Stan Mitchell brings 35+ years’ experience in Facilities Management. As well as spearheading the growth of KEY across 20+countries, he is a recognised pioneer in the development of FM as a professional discipline worldwide. His roles include Chair of the British Institute of Facilities Management and the British Standards Institution FM Committee. Currently, he is leading the ISO TC 267 for Facility Management and the creation of the first international FM standards. He is also a member of the ProFMI Commission.

Kylash Ramesh
Management Analyst, The National Institutes of Health

Kylash Ramesh has been involved in the construction and operations of biomedical research, patient healthcare, and vivarium facilities. Kylash has worked in both the private and public sectors. Kylash is currently a Federal Employee at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD. He serves as a Management Analyst in the Division of Facilities Operations & Maintenance (DFOM). His primary role in DFOM is to leverage information system software, specifically Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software, to facilitate the improvement of workflow processes, capital cost tracking, and regulatory compliance. His educational background in business and technology, combined with his time spent in the Critical Facilities industry, allow him to serve as a bridge between Management, Facility Managers, and Technical IT staff. Kylash also manages projects and holds a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) II certification and is a member of the ProFMI Commission.

Mike Petrusky
Host, Workplace Innovator Podcast

Mike Petrusky is host of the Workplace Innovator Podcast and Director of Events & Growth Marketing at iOFFICE. He is a dynamic speaker, podcaster, and seasoned marketer who has a passion for sharing iOFFICE’s unique brand of thought leadership to CRE, FM and IT leaders in the digital workplace. Mike inspires industry professionals with his focus on shared human experiences and workplace connections at IFMA, CoreNet and other industry gatherings.