Meet the Team

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Facilities is collaborating with several Northwestern Departments to successfully direct the campus-wide implementation of Facilities Connect.

If you have questions about the Facilities Connect implementation, you may email facilitiesconnect@northwestern.edu

Meet the Facilities Connect Implementation Team

Sponsors

Facilities

• John D’Angelo, Vice President
• Christina Sanborn, Associate Vice President
• Angela Williams, Assistant Vice President

Northwestern Information Technology

• Sean Reynolds, Vice President & Chief Information Officer
• Kris O’Brien, Associate Vice President, Administrative Systems

Core Team

Facilities

• Jessica Bollhoefer, Director of Strategic Initiatives
• Liz Schaps, Director of Finance & Administration
• George Badillo, Assistant Director of Finance & Administration
• Scott Reiter, Project Management
• Madhav Kaushikkar, Senior Project Manager
• Jay Vaught, Information Technology Manager
• Christy Moody, Manager Change Management & Training
• Britni McAnally, Manager Financial Analysis
• Nicole Cloyd, Administrator
• Maulik Thakkar, Project Manager

Northwestern Information Technology

• Alan Garbarino, Director of Finance, Facilities & Research Administration
• Scott Trackman, Lead Systems Analyst
• Gail Renfrow, Senior Systems Analyst
• John Rodriguez, Systems Analyst
• Mark Wheeler, Systems Analyst
• Julie Fisher, Associate Systems Analyst
• Christine Glass, Developer Associate
• Allison Porterfield, Functional Applications Manager

Subject Matter Experts

Space Information

• Carrie West, Associate Director of Facilities Planning
• Kevin Grzyb, Space Information Manager
• Scott Stocking, Assistant Director of Space Information

Project Management

• Bonnie Humphrey, Director of Design
• Dave Stone, Director of Construction
• Michelle Beall, Manager of Construction Projects
• Rob Wikstrom, Manager of Construction Projects
• Noel Davis, Assistant Director, Facilities Planning
• Britni McAnally, Financial Analyst

 Operations & Maintenance

• Kevin Harris, Sr. Director of Operations
• Jim McKinney, Director of Operations, Evanston
• Nadia Jackson, Director of Operations, Chicago
• Samantha Westerhof, Reliability Engineer
• MaryPat Pyles, Supervisor, Customer Service
• Terrence Reedy, Accounting Supervisor
• Allan Kalvaitis, Warehouse Manager

Real Estate

• Renee Berliant, Director of Real Estate
• Donley Klug, Manager of Real Estate

Sustainability

• Kathia Benitez, Director of Office & Sustainability

Advisory Group

The Advisory Group provides perspective, guidance and advice on strategic issues surrounding the implementation of the new Facilities Connect system.

Accounting: Michael Szczepanek, DeBorah Krueger
Alumni Relations & Development: Brad Wilson
Athletics Facilities: Scott Arey
Bienen: Rene Machado
Budget & Planning: Paul Castellucci
Change Management: Aspasia Apostolakis, Roma Khanna
Feinberg: Eric Boberg
Human Resources: Deborah Mosca
Kellogg: Dan McCrudden
Library: James Abbott, Elizabeth Hitchcock
Medill: Robyn Schuster
McCormick: Alice Kelley
Safety & Security: Gloria Graham, Nicholas Parashis
Northwestern Information Technology: Steve Beck
Office of Cost Studies: Jennifer Mitchell, Ingrid Stafford
Office for Research: Steven Matz
Pritzker Law: George Langford
Procurement & Payment Services: Jim Konrad
Risk Management: Gwen Butler
School of Communication: Rick Morris
School of Professional Studies: Ken Woo
SESP: Coleen Coleman
Student Affairs: Lori Gordon, Paul Riel
WCAS: Joel Trammell

Change Ambassadors

Change Ambassadors build awareness and engage the organization in the project, help support the transition to the new system and processes, and drive two-way communication between the organization and the project team.

Accounting: Michael Youakim
Alumni Relations & Development: Brad Wilson
Athletics Facilities: Scott Arey
Bienen: Amber Polivka
Budget & Planning: Amar Smajlovic
Change Management: Aspasia Apostolakis, Roma Khanna
Feinberg: Jennifer Felten, Eleni Garbes, Beth Panke, Robert Valadka
Human Resources: Deborah Mosca
Kellogg: Brian Feeney, Steve Peavler, Heath Winborn
Library: James Abbott, Elizabeth Hitchcock
Medill: Andrew Fish
McCormick: Deirdre Dennett
Safety & Security: Gloria Graham, Greg Klaiber
Northwestern Information Technology: Steve Beck
Office of Cost Studies: Michael Youakim
Office for Research: Peter Anderson
Pritzker Law: Peter Walters
Procurement & Payment Services: Dessa Buglio, Julie Maul
Risk Management: Dave Perkins
School of Communication: Rick Morris
School of Professional Studies: Jason Detloff, Sachin Patel
SESP: Laura Salus
Student Affairs: Jennifer Luttig-Komrosky, Jeremy Schenk
WCAS: Josh Folger