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Jun 13

IFMANM June 13 Luncheon Meetiing

How to get award winning results in your business



Join us June 13, 2017 for another GREAT Presentation

Mark Tobiassen

Mark is an award-winning speaker and executive business coach, business owner, and operational and team expert. Mark ditched a career as a Corporate Vice President of Enterprise Rent-A-Car specializing in growth of corporate market share, employee development, daily operations and customer service. Mark is a student of success. He continuously takes his learnings from some of the most influential people in the world and applies them to his business and executive coaching firm in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mark brings a leadership approach to his coaching, training and speaking by applying globally-proven business philosophies drawn from his extensive career at a Fortune 100 sized global company.

Mark is consistently in the Top 20 coaches in the world and serves as Membership Chair of the Association of Commerce & Industry, member of Rotary Club of Albuquerque and is President of the Executive Association of Greater Albuquerque.

 Presentation:  How to get award winning results in your Business

Don't Just WISH for a Great 2017 - PLAN For It!

Learning objectives for this presentation:

Participants will be able to use goal-setting and action planning for sustained growth and learn the 6 steps to building a better business.

Participants will become familiar with the 5 ways formula for profit increases up to and beyond of 61%.

Participants will learn leverage and how to empower and motivate their team and to  how to become an effective leader. 


IFMA Competencies addressed by this presentation are: Communication, Finance and Business, Human Factors, Leadership and Strategy and Quality






Join IFMANM today.  It's quick and it's easy. 

 Individual benefits:

  • Local, global and industry-specific networking with a knowledgeable and supportive community of facility professionals.
  • Opportunities to hone your skills, broaden your expertise and heighten your credibility in all FM-related areas.
  • Opportunities to grow, both personally and professionally — earn recognition with an IFMA credential, get involved in association activities and contribute to the advancement of your profession.
  • Keep up-to-date with developments in your field.
  • Raise your professional profile as an FM dedicated to best-in-class facility management.


Company benefits:

  • See a noticeable improvement in the efficiency and productivity of your facility and FM team.
  •  Identify facility strengths and weaknesses through benchmarking studies.
  • Best workplace practices, sustainability how-to guides and relevant FM training at your facility professional’s fingertips.
  • Heighten awareness of issues, trends and legislation affecting the workplace.
  • Reduce liability risks through an informed FM staff.
  • Reliable information on the latest product and service solutions to meet your diverse workplace needs.


Visit:  www.ifma.org

Don't forget to join the New Mexico Chapter when registering.



Welcome to IFMA New Mexico Chapter 

 2016-2017 Officers and Directors

Andrew DeMattos, President, president@ifmanm.org

Rick Henrard, Vice President, vicepresident@ifmanm.org

Diana Cordova, Secretary, secretary@ifmanm.org

Carlos Sanchez, CFM, Treasurer,  treasurer@ifmanm.org

Maria Dion, Sustainability Chair, sustainability1@ifmanm.org

Peggy Baca, Director, dir@ifmanm.org

Mary Anne Giangola, CFM, Past President pastpresident@ifmanm.org
Maryhelen Pridham , Chapter Administrator newchapadmin@ifmanm.org

The energies of many people are needed for our Chapter to function. Would you like to get more involved? Contact one of the persons above to learn how.


Our numbers are growing! We are proud that our ratio of Professional to Associate members is 75%:25%. We appreciate our Associate members, as they are in the field every day contacting facility managers. As you can see, many of our Associate members are helping the chapter to grow even more. Thank you for your support! For more information about membership in the New Mexico Chapter of IFMA, contact Rick Henrard.



The IFMA Spring Conference attracted 50 attendees and 15 sponsors to the Sandia Resort and Casino for a day of "Disruption & Resilience: from Surviving to Thriving."

Five speakers graced the conference hall with their perspectives on the topic. Here are some of the take-aways: 

Jonathan Lewis: Old principles of success may be your undoing.

Wayne Whitzell: Remember not to remember.

Matt Procter: Don't live in the "what" - live in the reason behind it.

Larry Morgan: What's it going to cost if we do this?  What's it going to cost if we don't do this?

Charles Rath: We must develop the capacity to adapt.

Other conference highlights: Board President Andrew DeMattos provided a great acknowledgement of Mary Anne Giangola for her years of service to the IFMA NM Chapter.  Los Angeles Comedienne Rachel Hroncich provided real-life disruption and emceed the event.

Attendees and Sponsors, we'll be sending a brief survey for your feedback. For those of you who missed the conference, we hope to see you at a meeting soon!

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