Stephen Maiorisi, Vice President for Facilities Management

Steve has been at Brown University since 1996, and has served as  VP for Facilities Management since 2005. As VP for Facilities Management, Steve provides strategic leadership, coordination, and administrative oversight to facilities planning, design and construction, real estate development, sustainability initiatives, events and conferences services, and the operation and maintenance of the physical plant of the University.

 

Paul Armas, Interim Assistant Vice President, Facilities Operations

Paul has 20 years of facilities management operations experience. He currently provides strategic leadership and administrative oversight to maintenance trades, custodial services and the grounds departments with operations, engineering, physical plant, moves, preventive maintenance, and infrastructure replacement renewal support strategies to meet the needs of the University. Paul has been at Brown University since 2010, and his skills includes managing large teams of directors, managers, supervisors and frontline staff in the higher education, healthcare and business service sectors.

 

Monty Combs, Director of Systems & Services

Monty has been at Brown University since 2003 and has served as the Director of Systems & Services since 2007. As director, Monty is responsible for strategic oversight, selection, implementation, and ongoing support of information technology solutions. Monty works closely with the Computing and Information Services department to integrate FM systems with the University's central systems.

 

Collette Creppell, University Architect

Collette leads the Planning group and oversees the strategic planning of the University's physical plant, Institutional Master Plan, and project selection.

 

Deborah Dunphy, Director of Facilities Services

Deb oversees the Service Response Center, our 24 hour  365 days a year call center and administers the FM Partnership Program.

 

Michael Guglielmo, Jr., Director of Design & Construction

Mike oversees the Design & Construction group to ensure projects are prioritized and completed within defined schedules and budgets.

 

Julie Haworth, Director of University Event & Conference Services

Julie oversees the University Event & Conference Service group to ensure that all activities related to events or conferences provide a positive experience for our customers.

 

John Luipold, Assistant Vice President, Real Estate

John oversees all aspects of the University's Real Estate acquisitions, sales, lease management, auxiliary housing, and the Brown to Brown program.

 

Chris Powell, Assistant Vice President, Sustainable Energy & Environmental Initatives

Chris directs campus-wide sustainability efforts as Chair of Brown’s  Strategic Sustainability Planning and Advisory Council as well as for implementing  the 2020 energy related GHG reduction plan and related goals. Chris leads a team including a sustainability manager, student and academic engagement coordinator, 14 interns and 2 energy engineers and oversees all energy efficiency investments across campus. Additionally, Chris is chairman of the Rhode Island Energy Efficiency and Resource Management Council (EERMC).

 

Jack Wilcox, Manager, Human Resources and Labor Relations

Jack supports all areas of the department by managing recruitment, selection and hiring, the labor relations and grievance processes, and employee relations issues.

 

Dave Woodward, Director of Finance

Dave has been with Brown since 1995, joining Facilities in 1998 to oversee the Finance, Business Support, and Stores Operations groups. Among his responsibilities are budget management/accounting, payroll, customer billing, purchasing/accounts payable, materials management, and coordination with the University Controller's and Budget Offices.