Past president of St. Louis chapter of IFMA earns key designation

Chris Laughman, past president of the St. Louis Chapter of IFMA (International Facility Management Association), has attained credentials as a Facility Management Professional.

Laughman took an extensive course and passed assessments in four focus areas to achieve the FMP designation. Professionals who earn the designation demonstrate a proven comprehension of the foundations of facility management and knowledge in the core facility management topics deemed critical by employers.

This designation adds to Laughman’s experience and expertise in facility management and operations, including sustainability practices. He also holds several other designations: CFM® (Certified Facility Manager), SFP® (Sustainability Facility Professional) and LEED AP O+M (LEED AP Operations + Maintenance).

Laughman has more than a decade of experience in facility management. He most recently served as assistant vice president and director of facilities for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He led all real estate functions for the Eighth District of the Federal Reserve Bank with locations in St. Louis, Little Rock, Louisville, Memphis and Washington, D.C.

He has been a member of IFMA St. Louis since 2010. He served as the chapter’s president from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.