#54 George Alvarado: Veterans in Facilities Management

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Episode Summary

Prior to taking on an FM in the civilian world, George spent 20+ years service in the United States Air Force.  While in the USAF, George was introduced to the world of Facilities Management, and was responsible for managing the Air Force's largest European single-occupancy lodging facility, a Nuclear Missile Facility, and a C-17 Maintenance Operations Control Center.  

On this episode, we discuss George's experience transitioning from military to civilian Facilities Management.  We also provide insight into steps veterans can take to get their shot in Facilities Management post-service.

George references a handful of organizations that helped him make this transition.  If you're interested, check out the links below!

Hiring Our Heroes

Hire Heroes USA



American Corporate Partners (ACP)



ProFM Credential

FM Pipeline Team, Inc. 501(C)(3)

Legacy FM

Cougar USA

Episode Transcription

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