Shawn Black, CRFP
Regional Vice President
CGP Maintenance & Construction Services, Inc.
What year did you join RFMA? 2014
Why did you join RFMA? When I started with CGP they were already a part of the organization. I saw it as a way to connect with new people and get the opportunity to learn more about our clients. I was not disappointed!
What do you like most about RFMA? I love the energy. The members aren’t like other organizations. I feel like I could walk right up and start a conversation with anyone and they would be open to it! It’s one of the best things about RFMA, you just feel WELCOME!
Which RFMA Resource do you utilize the most and why? For me it’s using the find others feature of InSite. Always needing contact info and I know right where to find it when I am on the go.
What would be the title of your autobiography? How to Survive being a Creative Mind.
What is your guilty pleasure? I am a big foody and love watching Bizarre Foods.
What is your ideal vacation? My ideal vacation would be somewhere tropical, I thinking Fuji. I would be sitting on the beach with a cool ocean breeze blowing. Relaxing while sipping on an ice cold drink!
Who is your favorite sports team? Kansas City Chiefs
What was the last book you read? I am currently reading The Power of Body Language by Tonya Reiman & Unshakeable by Tony Robbins. The last book I finished was Good Leaders Ask Great Questions by: John Maxwell.
Describe your best day. Honestly my best day happens as soon as my feet touch the ground. If I am above ground it’s the best day. I have very little rules when it comes to being happy. Being surrounded by my friends and family is just the icing on the cake.
If you weren’t in the Facilities Industry, what would you be doing? That’s a great question; I think I would still be in construction. I love the idea of it! To create and build something that last for years and years. There is so much good that comes out of building.
What chore do you absolutely hate doing? The Dishes
What is one of your favorite quotes? That’s hard because there are so many influences on my life. One that shows up every day would be: “Remember that if you don’t prioritize your life someone else will”― Greg McKeown, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less.
What is the most-played song on your iPod? “May We All” Florida Georgia Line
Do you have a secret talent and if so, what is it? I can wiggle my ears.
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