2015 – Social Media Academy

Have you ever wondered what all the fuss is about when it comes to Social Media? Would you like to get a professional headshot and learn how to store your pic in Flickr? Do you want to know how to communicate better with Millenials? Would you like to find out how to drive more traffic to your website using Social Media? How about using Linked In to network for a better job? Attend this blockbuster Social Media Academy at AWP 2015!

This event is sponsored By Trilogyfm.




Below are some of the experts that will be presenting.

vancleavePete Van Cleave, CWS VI, CI
Water for Life

Pete Van Cleave serves as VP of Communications for IFMA Atlanta and owns Water for Life, a 25 year old drinking water and water systems distribution and services business serving both commercial and residential markets in Atlanta.  He is past Associates Chair, a past member of the Community Services and Gala Committees, and Associate of the Year in 2012.


porcelliMary Porcelli
Bowhaus Design Groupe LLC 

Mary founded Bowhaus Design Groupe in 1996, a design firm providing Branding, Print, and Digital marketing communications to B2B, B2C, and Not-For-Profit organizations. As the business grew, her role changed from design and production to strategic planning and project management. Still an active participant in the creative process, she ensures the Bowhaus team finds the right solution to meet – and often exceed – client expectations.


gorelickIra Gorelick
G4 Green Connections

40 years of working, studying, and teaching Communications has led me to 2 simple rules to live by: #1 – Focus on the intent of the communication, and #2 – Focus on what’s “Actionable” to achieve the intent.  All else is commentary.


kuzelPeter D. Kuzel
Fish & Richardson P.C.

Office Manager for Fish and Richardson, Atlanta office.  Husband, Father of 3, NASCAR fan (GO #20) and Atlanta Falcon Fan (#RISEUP).  Started in the legal arena in 1992 and I have never looked back.  As good as I can be in technology so that I know what my kids are up to on their phones!


lowellChristy Lowell
Flood Brothers

Christy Lowell has been in the corporate facilities services industry for 9 years. Over her career she has worked with such companies as ADP, Delta Air Lines, Equifax, Facebook, Fort Benning, Randstad, Piedmont Healthcare and Vonage just to name a few. She helps her clients develop specific move plans to minimize down time & increase the efficiency of their move. Christy is responsible for over $2 million annually in new business development at Flood Brothers.

irbyTyler Irby
Royal Cup Coffee

Tyler Irby currently is an Account Executive with Royal Cup Coffee. Tyler has served as a member of the Royal Cup team since 2004 in the roles of Territory Manager, Branch Manager, District Manager and his newest Role as Account Executive. As an Account Executive he is responsible for acquiring new clients for office break room refreshment services while also managing several existing key customers. He has been actively involved with IFMA in assisting the Royal Cup team with the Spring Classic and recently joined the tours committee this fall.

weeksTammy Weeks
Environmental Service Partners, LLC

Tammy Weeks is Managing Director, Client Relations for Environmental Service Partners, LLC that specializes in janitorial services for office buildings, schools and healthcare facilities.  Tammy has been an active member of IFMA since 2008 and has served on the newsletter committee since 2009 and later served as Newsletter Chair from 2011-2014.


ecklChris Eckl
IST Management Services

Chris Eckl is a Senior Vice President with IST Management Services.  He has been an IFMA Associate member for 2 ½ years, and has worked in Facilities Management/Office Services outsourcing for thirteen (13) years.  Chris is a member of the IFMA Communications committee, and assists with IFMA Atlanta’s LinkedIn website/group.