Sr. Vice President, Electrical Services
What year do you join RFMA? I believe I joined in 2004 or 2005 when I attended the first conference.
What groups are you involved in with RFMA? I was a member of the Ethics Committee (2008 -2010), Retention Task Force (2011) and the Vendor Voice Committee (2016 to present).
What do you like most about RFMA and why? I appreciate and value the openness and inclusiveness of the general membership. Everyone, restaurateurs and vendors, are always sharing their best practices and experiences.
Which RFMA resource do you utilize the most and why? The people, the RFMA staff and all our industry partners. The organization has a wealth of knowledge and experience they are all more than willing to share. (Also, the RFMA website.)
Where did you grow up? Schenectady (The Electric City) in upstate New York.
What is you proudest accomplishment? Having my wife Anne say yes to marrying me (33 years ago) and our three children. It’s what motivates and enables me to do what I do every day.
If you weren’t in the Facilities Industry, what would you be doing? I’d own a small local restaurant where I would cook for and host all my friends and soon to be friends.
What is your favorite type of food? Italian and most every other type. I love to cook and eat and Instagram my food shots.
What is your one of your favorite quotes? “You can’t always get what you want, but if you try, you just might find you get what you need.” - The Rolling Stones.
What is your favorite song? So many to pick from………..At this moment in time I’ll go with "Only a Fool Would Say That" by Steely Dan.
Do you have a secret talent and if so, what is it? Not sure it’s such a secret but, I can build things. I like to be creative.
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Norm has been a RFMA Member for over 12 years, and he has served on the Ethics Committee, Retention Task Force, and is currently serving on the Vendor Voice Committee. If you know of someone that you think should be highlighted in our Member PRO Files Blog please nominate them by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.