Today's Facility Manager Facility Executive of the Year 2015 Nomination Form


Submit Your Nominee by Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Since 2003, Today's Facility Manager (TFM) has conducted the annual Facility Executive of the Year (FEY) competition. This honor recognizes the achievements of a Facility Management Professional who has been involved in a recent renovation or new construction project (completed after January 2012). As the industry's most prestigious form of recognition, the winner will be featured in TFM's January/February 2015 issue.

Individuals may be nominated by colleagues, business partners, or they may nominate themselves. Qualified nominees will be working in owner-occupied facilities. The nominee must approve his/her nomination and must currently be employed by the organization where the project took place.

Nomination forms must be complete.

Magazine quality photos of the nominee and project are also mandatory in order for the judges to consider this entry. Please send photos to Include the phrase "FEY Nomination" in the subject line of the e-mail.

Electronic images should meet the following requirements: JPG, TIFF, or EPS format, 300 DPI (dots per inch) at a minimum of 3"x5". (If smaller than 3"x5", DPI must be higher.)

DEADLINE: Nominations are due Wednesday, November 5, 2014.

Questions? Call TFM Editor, Anne Vazquez, at (732) 559-1250 or e-mail

Submit Your Nominee:


1. Information About Nominee

2. Was/will this story be featured in any other publications?:

3. Who is submitting this nomination?

All questions must be answered. Incomplete nominations will be omitted from the competition. To view a sample of the winning entry from 2011, download this pdf: 2011 FEY Sample Nomination

4. Type of facility (manufacturing, healthcare, education, etc.):

5. Type of project (renovation, new construction, master plan, etc.):

6. Nominee's annual facilities budget (total budget, dollars/sq.ft, etc.):

7. Total square feet directly involved in the project:

8. Start date/Completion date:

9. Please describe the project:

10. Why should this nominee win?

11. INNOVATION: How was the nominee innovative in his/her approach to the project? How did the nominee use innovative thinking to overcome any challenges faced during the project? (Include specific examples.)

12. LONG-TERM NEEDS AND GOALS: How did the nominee address the long-term needs and goals of organization through his/her work on this project? What is the company’s mission statement, and how does the nominee’s work on this project mesh with the broader objectives of the organization? (Include examples.)

13. OPERATIONS AND THE BOTTOM LINE: How did the nominee’s involvement improve operations, efficiency, and the bottom line? (Did the completion of the project result in a major benefit to the organization? Increased output? A new client? Better customer service ratings from a third party? SUPPORTING DATA IS RECOMMENDED.)

14. HUMAN IMPROVEMENTS: What kind of personnel and/or occupant improvements did the nominee achieve during this project? Productivity? Increased customer satisfaction? Outstanding safety results or awards? (Did absenteeism numbers decline? Have productivity measurements improved? What about injuries, OSHA inspection results and other events that create downtime? Include statistical evidence.)

15. SUSTAINABILITY: What efforts did the nominee make to incorporate sustainable design practices? Has facility certification been pursued (e.g., LEED, Green Globes)? What about Energy Star or other programs? (Include utility data—metered energy consumption and square footage, before and after the project, if applicable, and any rebates or incentives used. Also include evidence that the facility is providing the environmental conditions and functionality intended.)

16. Did your candidate select the products and services for this project? If so, please provide the names of the vendors/service providers in the following categories, if applicable. For instance: "XYZ Widgets from ABC Company."