Meet the Team

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Facilities is collaborating with several Northwestern Schools 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

• Alex Darragh, Vice President, Facilities
• 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

• Liz Schaps, Director of Finance & Administration
• George Badillo, Assistant Director of Finance & Administration
• Scott Reiter, Project Management

Northwestern Information Technology
• Andrew Ludington, Director of Enterprise Systems, Alumni and Finance
• Scott Trackman, Lead Systems Analyst
• Gail Renfrow, Senior Systems Analyst
• John Rodriguez, Systems Analyst
• Mark Wheeler, Systems Analyst
• Elizabeth Earl, Functional Applications Manager
• Monica Murillo, Project Management Office

Subject Matter Experts

Space Information

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

Project Management

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

 Operations & Maintenance

• Kevin Harris, Sr. Director of Operations
• Jim McKinney, Director of Operations, Evanston
• Keith Barr, Assistant Director of Operations, Chicago
• MaryPat Pyles, Supervisor, Customer Service

Advisory Group

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

Alumni Relations & Development:  Steven Barber
Athletics Facilities: Marcus Attles
Bienen: Rene Machado
Budget & Planning: Paul Castellucci
Change Management: Aspasia Apostolakis 
Feinberg: Eric Boberg
Finance: DeBorah Krueger
Human Resources:  Jennifer Leitel
Kellogg: Dan McCrudden
Library: Jackie Kalan, James Abbott
Medill: Jonathan Love
McCormick: Alice Kelley
Safety & Security: Nicholas Parashis
Northwestern Information Technology: Steve Beck
Office of Cost Studies: Jennifer Mitchell
Office of Financial Operations: Amanda Distel
Office for Research: Steven Matz
Pritzker Law: George Langford
Procurement & Payment Services: Jim Konrad
Provost's Office: Mark Francis
Risk Management: Gwen Butler
School of Communication: Rick Morris
School of Professional Studies: Ken Woo
SESP: Coleen Coleman
Student Affairs: Lori Gordon
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.

Alumni Relations & Development:  Steven Barber
Athletics Facilities:  
Bienen: Amber Polivka
Budget & Planning:  Daniel Durak
Change Management: Aspasia Apostolakis 
Feinberg: Jennifer Felten, Eleni Garbes, Robert Valadka
Finance: Michael Youakim
Human Resources:  Jennifer Leitel
Kellogg:  Steve Peavler, Heath Winborn, Nadia Jackson
Library: James Abbott
Medill: Jonathan Love
McCormick: Deirdre Dennett
Safety & Security:  
Northwestern Information Technology: Steve Beck
Office of Cost Studies: 
Office of Financial Operations: 
Office for Research: Peter Anderson
Pritzker Law: Peter Walters
Procurement & Payment Services: Dessa Buglio, Julie Maul
Provost Office:
Risk Management: Dave Perkins
School of Communication: Rick Morris
School of Professional Studies: Jason Detloff, Sachin Patel
SESP: Laura Salus
Student Affairs: Jeremy Schenk, Carlos Miguel Gonzalez
WCAS: Josh Folger