Mayra Portalatin, RS, SFP is a Senior Professional at Facility Engineering Associates and President-Elect of The Capital Chapter of IFMA with a passion for elevating the FM community. Mayra returns to the show to help Mike Petrusky celebrate another amazing podcast milestone – our 75th episode! They talk about the human side of facility management and offer inspiration and motivation to the “FM Innovator Nation”. Mayra shares her perspectives on the anatomy of being “fearless” as we navigate the rapidly changing workplace, where it is essential to build a strong community that can support you in your FM career. Facility management technology is constantly evolving and Mayra offers expertise and a focus on education to help equip FMs to better understand BIM, Big Data, IoT and other tools. Mike asks Mayra about her goals for the coming year at IFMA and they talk about promoting FM to the next generation as our chapter supports the work being done by the IFMA Foundation. Mike sings a “Steve Miller Band” classic, but in retrospect, we are wondering…does time keep on tickin’… or is it slippin’… into the future!?

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