With more than 27 years of experience in strategic planning, building design, and construction management, Mike brings a wealth of knowledge to this position. Mike came to Brown as a project manager and was promoted on three separate occasions before assuming an interim leadership role in FM and now VP. Mike holds a Bachelors of Architecture degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. He also served the country for 20 years in the Rhode Island Air National Guard as a member of the 143rd Civil Engineering Squadron. During his Brown tenure, Mike has been an integral part of creating highly collaborative environments where Brown stakeholders work together with designers, engineers, and subcontractors to develop the best project solutions while implementing over a $1 billion capital plan. He has been instrumental in the development of numerous strategic projects including the Granoff Center for Creative Arts and the Engineering Research Center, completed in 2017, utilizing the highly collaborative Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) method. Mike also played a vital role in the development of South Street Landing and has been recognized as an industry leader in the development of the IPD approach at Brown.
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 include managing large teams of directors, managers, supervisors and frontline staff in the higher education, healthcare and business service sectors.
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Jess leads the Office of Sustainability and provides strategic leadership and management across the University to enhance sustainability at Brown. She works closely with the Assistant Provost of Sustainability, and key stakeholders, to identify opportunities for integrating sustainability principles into University operations, including the development of a long-term Strategic Sustainability Plan. Jess has worked in the environmental field for over 15 years and holds a B.S. and M.S. in Environmental Studies and Natural Resources.
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.
Deb oversees the Service Response Center, our 24 hour 365 days a year call center and administers the FM Partnership Program.
Julie oversees the University Event & Conference Service group ensuring that all activities related to events or conferences provide a positive experience for our customers.
Jack supports all areas of the department by managing recruitment, selection and hiring, the labor relations and grievance processes, and employee relations issues.
Dave has been with Brown since 1995, joining Facilities in 1998 to oversee the finance and business support. 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.