IFMA Executive Board

President: Laura Svitak. FMP
The Cleveland Foundation

IFMA’s been a tremendously valuable resource to me in my career, from networking to knowledge sharing to professional development. I’m proud to serve the Northern Ohio Chapter and look forward to connecting, engaging, and learning with my FM peers!


President-Elect: Janet Eyring
Executive Management Services, Inc.

I joined IFMA to increase my opportunity to broaden my skills and knowledge in all FM-related areas, to network with professionals both locally and regionally.


Treasurer: Chris Nortz, CFM
Center for Health Affairs

I am a past President of IFMA and see the value almost daily in the relationships I have formed and the people I have met.



Immediate Past President: Bill McCary, CFM
Allstate Insurance

I joined IFMA to further my professional development and contribute to the growth of the industry.



IFMA Committees

Chair, Membership Committee: Jim Solether, MBA
Technical Assurance

Serving on the Northern Ohio IFMA Board has been a great opportunity to understand the challenges and opportunities that facility managers are faced with on a daily basis. It’s a pleasure working with such a committed group of individuals who continually strive to develop programs with topics that will enhance the knowledge of its members.

Chair, Golf Committee: Gary Hutchins, CFM
Allstate Insurance

My involvement with IFMA and the board has enabled me to learn and grow, while showing support and respect for the FM profession.



Board Members at Large

Sal Parrella
Office One Furniture

Serving on the IFMA Board and as a Past President has been a great experience. Tours, forums, peer relationships have all  helped to equip me as a business owner serving the Facility Interiors industry. Be involved!

Linda Carozza

I am excited to be a member of the IFMA organization. IFMA provides me the ability to build relationships with members of the organization and to further my professional development.


Sean Griswold

Serving on the Northern Ohio IFMA Board keeps me informed of what is most important to FM’s as it relates to the Building Envelope.  It is a pleasure collaborating with other dedicated professionals to develop educational and fun activities for the benefit of the organization.