Where: Northwest Farm Credit Services
Presenter: Marci McLaughlin and Kay Meyer, Northwest Farm Credit Services
Program: Building and Opening the New NWFCS Headquarters!
When: October 18th
3:30 2 PDU Pre Dinner sessions - Details found here!
5:30 Check in and networking
6:00 Dinner is served
6:15 Chapter announcements
6:30-7:30 Keynote Speaker
Building and Opening The New Farm Credit Services Corporate Headquarters
Experiencing the excitement and the challenge of a very high-profile project!
Every seasoned PM knows that the excitement and challenge of running a high-profile, high-visibility project. Very few, if any, are more high-profile than creating a new company headquarters that affects everybody … for a very long time!
Join us for an intimate and exciting voyage as you hear about how it was done, as you sit in the actual space that was the outcome of this amazing project.
This very special event will be hosted on-site at Northwest Farm Credit Services (Northwest FCS) new headquarters in Airway Heights. Pre-registration is required and a sell-out is expected so register early!
Location is at 2001 S Flint Road, Spokane, WA 99224.
About the Speaker
Marci McLaughlin, Director of Administrative Services, MBA, CPA, CIA, has worked for Northwest FCS since 2003, with 5 years in her current role managing all headquarters and branch facilities remodels, new builds, and space redesigns, among other corporate administration responsibilities. Marci was the key business sponsor involved with all business planning from the beginning - working with an internal advisory committee and executive management to define requirements for current needs, workspace trends that fit our culture, and future growth. Marci will provide an overview of the project including a feasibility study to determine a build or buy decision, 9 months of project design, and 8 months extensive project construction, site improvements, re-branding and move planning.
Kay Meyer, Project Manager, MBA, PMP has been a project manager for Northwest since 2002, with this being her first construction management project. Past projects she’s managed have focused on business improvement, enterprise software implementations, and human resource program planning and implementation. She will provide an overview of the project teams, importance of planning and communications, leveraging resource strengths, challenges and successes, tools and resources used to manage this on schedule and under budget project.