April 2018  

Next Chapter Event

IFMA April 2018 Meeting


Tuesday, April 17, 2018 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM


$0.00 Member Ticket before April 12 $5.00 Member Ticket ($5 Late fee)

$40 Guest Ticket ($5 Late fee)

Register before Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 to avoid late fees.


Ancestry Building 1300 W Traverse Pkwy Lehi, UT 84043



Marlin Eldred Bio

Mr. Marlin Eldred has vast experience in municipal, county and private economic development. Specifically, he has served over 16 years helping private and public entities expand their economic programs. Most recently, he is the Economic Development Director of Lehi City.  Where he is responsible for business retention and recruitment, downtown revitalization, community engagement and helping to create a better quality of life for Lehi residents.  While he is new to the position he hopes to bring his vast knowledge and experience to help Lehi grow into the future.

As the President and CEO of Economic Development Planning Group he worked with numerous rural communities and counties in the State of Utah.  Projects include contract negotiations, Economic Development Strategic Planning, meeting facilitation and consensus building, Community Development Area Creation, Sales Tax Leakage Study and more.  With his diverse background Mr. Eldred can help municipalities determine the realities of where they are at with economic development, create a feasible path and generate goals to accomplish desired outcomes.  Relationship building and a defined path are two critical keys to success.

As the Community and Economic Development Director in Davis County, he worked directly with 15 cities—developing 18 Community Development Areas (CDAs) and establishing business retention programs throughout the county. He was the Administrator of Council of Governments and a $4.5M Business Development Loan Fund.  Mr. Eldred was instrumental in working with cities to attract new and relocating businesses to Davis County.  One of his most distinguished accomplishments was the establishment of Davis Unified Economic Development (DUED).

Mr. Eldred was born and raised in Utah.  He joined the Marine Corps after high school and has been around the world.  He left the military to pursue his educational goals and holds a master from The University of Phoenix and has received his Community Development Certification and is one of three Certified Economic Development practitioners in the State of Utah.  He is Married to the love of his life, Jill and they have four wonderful children.




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Membership Milestones

The following members of the Utah Chapter will reach Membership Milestones during the month of April 2018:

Jim Rohbock - 18 years

Jamie Galileo - 12 years

Jonathan Colvin - 11 years

Ryan McMillan - 10 years

Daniel Douglas - 9 years

Joseph Ashurst - 6 years

Scott Rice - 6 years

Adam Englebright - 6 years

Congratulations to all!

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Service Sales Representative (Salt Lake City)

Compensation: Competitive and Based on Qualifications and Experience

Service Logic recently acquired Commercial Mechanical Systems and Service and has an immediate opening for a Service Sales Representative in Salt Lake City.  This position requires an engaging and outgoing personality. Candidates must have a minimum of two years outside sales experience. Ideal candidates will have a background in the HVAC and facility services industries or property management, but not a requirement.

Service Logic is the largest privately held HVAC/Mechanical and Energy Company in the United States ( We specialize in evaluating, designing, installing and maintaining commercial mechanical systems. 

Our focus on service enables us to deliver long-term technical solutions for our clients. We integrate unparalleled local resources, experience and expertise to provide the most cost effective programs available.



Sales / Marketing


  • Identification of prospects in assigned market
  • Promptly follow up on leads and referrals
  • Establish customer rapport and identify needs
  • Properly apply company pricing
  • Effective sales presentations
  • Interpret mechanical drawings, equipment, and job conditions
  • Appraise and survey mechanical systems and determine maintenance, repair and modification requirements
  • Proactively manage quotes to close sales
  • Maintain an active backlog of quotes to assure booking goal is consistently met
  • Redeem annual booking plan in assigned markets
  • Maintain assigned key accounts
  • Possess a thorough understanding or our service offerings


Business Development


  • Identifies partnership opportunities and capitalizes on "add-on" sales opportunities
  • Achieves "add on" revenue goals
  • Assists in the identification of strategic accounts
  • Grows long-term relationships with clients and capitalizes on equity and partnership opportunities.
  • Anticipates client's needs and proposes alternative business solutions.
  • Continually seeks and capitalizes upon opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.



  • Carry, place and work off of step ladders and extension ladders
  • Climb ladders to access and survey equipment
  • Carry a tool bag as necessary to access and survey equipment


  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Flexible Savings Account for Medical and Dependent Care
  • Life and ADD Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) and Profit Sharing
  • Paid Vacation, Holiday and Sick Time
  • Auto allowance and Gas card
  • Company cell phone
  • Professional Training and Industry Certification
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to veteran status, race, color, disability, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Interested candidates please send resume to


Kris Anderson
  Cell: (801) 230-1753? Email:

Career Objectives:

Results driven and proactive leader in Facilities Management leveraging 20 years hands on experience with demonstrated success in effective management during all stages of new construction and tenant improvement for expanding corporations. Successfully leading all contractors, vendors, and employees in streamlining operations, increasing productivity, and enhancing profitability.  Supplying total accountability and solid analysis for operation of all critical building systems.


Summary of Responsibilities and Accomplishments:

  • Successfully managed 15 million dollar new construction project involving 100,000 sq. ft. of five story office building space. Navigating the construction with both the building owner and general contractor.
  • Managed 10,000 sq. ft. building expansion.
  • Directed 25,000 sq. ft. San Francisco office space renovation for tenant improvement.
  • Established and maintained high profile client/vendor relationships to increase productivity.
  • Successfully navigated the start-up process of new building systems bringing the Vivint Innovations Center in Lehi online.
  • Researched, structured, and implemented PM schedules for all building assets prior to grand opening.
  • Provided efficiency and profitability to 5 global contact centers by protecting company assets through the implementation of Limble, CMMS to extend the life of each asset and save money in life cycle replacement costs.


Facilities Project Manager, IHG September 2016 - Current

  • Lead Capital 2017 planning, performance & project management life-cycles in global contact centers.
  • Successfully implemented new Computerized Maintenance Management software during 2017.
  • Improved overall efficiency with seat management in OfficeSpace software in global contact centers.


Chief Facility Engineer, Vivint Inc., December 2013–February 2016

  • Full responsibility for the operation of 100,000 sq. ft. building providing climate control and safe work environment for over 300 occupants.
  • Accountable for reconciliation of $80,000 maintenance budget.
  • Performed building systems analysis and inspection on physical security, fire alarm, lighting controls, HVAC operating systems.


Senior Facility Manager,, June 2004- November 2013

  • Daily management of 120,000 sq. ft. facility involving security and office environment processes supporting core business organization operations for over 400 employees.
  • Management of key projects at company facilities with the goal of delivering every project on time, within budget and within scope.
  • Mentored and developed facility team member’s objectives for continual improvement and productivity.



















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