The Packard Humanities Institute
Brad, utilizes a scientific approach to maintenance management, using Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) to maintain a special use campus, designed for Film Archive and Preservation.
The $ 260m campus has 75k USD of state of the art environmental controlled space that maintain low temperates and humidity, with many of the same elements of mission critical data centers and laboratories. Office and workspaces are provided for UCLA and some of the leaders in the world of recorded sound and video, in a non-profit organizational environment.
Brad is also an IFMA and BOMA member and holds numerous certifications, including the most recent IFMA-Certified Facilities Manager (CFM). He develops data used in the budget development and provides vendor relationship management as a corporate real estate solutions provider.
As Master Chief Engineer, Brad runs the $ 3m/p.a. O&M budget with continuous saving as a driver. As one of the leading Building Engineers in the industry, Brad was recently nominated as BOMA Chief Engineer of the Year.
The Packard Humanities Institute is proud to have this ex-Navy trained engineer at the helm.
Interesting fact about finalist:
While serving in the US Navy in the Persian Gulf, our ship responded to an emergency aboard a cargo vessel. I lead the damage control team over to the vessel, where we assisted in containing a fire that had started in multiple containers.
What they love most about their job:
Providing the best Customer Service to our occupants.
The piece of work technology do they depend on most:
Our Building Management System. It supplies me with real-time HVAC data that can be used to reduce costs and wear/tear on our equipment.