Business Resilience Planning

“The five things you need to know about Business Resilience Planning” written by Maureen Roskoski and Stephen Clawson is published in the March edition of FMLink. The article covers the following:

#1 What Business Resilience Means To Your Organization
#2 FMs Play A Central Role In Business Resilience
#3 Natural Disasters Are Not The Only Cause Of Business Disruption
#4 An Emergency Response Plan Is Not Enough
#5 Business Resilience Planning Doesn’t Have To Break The Bank

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Maureen Roskoski, CFM, SFP, LEED AP O+M is the Corporate Sustainability Officer and a Senior Professional at FEA.  She has worked with existing facilities on building certification, energy management, and sustainable facility management during her 20 years of practice.  Maureen graduated from Mary Washington College with an Environmental Earth Science degree.  She has taken several clients through the LEED for Existing Building certification process.  Maureen has worked with commercial and federal facilities on energy audits, preparing Strategic Sustainability Performance Plans, and conducting energy and sustainability training.  Maureen has presented in her area of expertise at several leading conferences including IFMA’s World Workplace, Greenbuild, and NFM&T.  In addition, Maureen has led workshops on sustainability in existing buildings for the New York Regional Chapter of APPA and Jones Lang LaSalle.  She was one of the primary developers and Instructors for George Mason University’s Professional Certificate in Sustainability for Existing Buildings Program.  Maureen is an IFMA Instructor for the Sustainability Facility Professional credential and a co-author of the IFMA How To Guide Series publications on ENERGY STAR and Green Building Rating Systems.

Stephen Clawson is a Staff Professional at Facility Engineering Associates, P.C (FEA).  He is a recent graduate of Brigham Young University where he majored in Construction and Facilities Management.  Stephen has always had a curiosity and respect for the built environment.  His experience at FEA has exposed him to top shelf thinking and high-performance FM principles, and has broadened his perspective of the FM industry to include business resilience which has reinforced his appreciation for the built environment.