Cindy K. Heller, SFP, FMP

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Cindy K. Heller, SFP, FMP


Manager, Real Estate Services & Facility Programs
National Security Technologies


Cindy has been manager of facility programs, real estate services, and automation management for National Security Technologies since August 2010, encompassing programs development and oversight, training, and assessments of fifty-four facility managers, one thousand six hundred and forty-three nuclear, radiological, chemical, explosive, industrial, administrative and storage facilities, structures, and managed land areas, at eight locations in five states. Previous job consisted of working six years as a senior facility manager for the same company, successfully managing fifty-two radiological, industrial, administrative, and storage facilities at the Nevada National Security Site, driving almost two hours to work, each way, each day. Prior to the facility management profession, spent five years with Bechtel Nevada and ten years with the United States Air Force as an emergency management superintendent and disaster preparedness responder. Education: Possess a BS in Business Management, AS in Disaster Preparedness and Safety Technology, and earned two International Facility Management Association (IFMA) credentials: Sustainability Facility Professional and Facility Management Professional. Serving a second two-year term as an IFMA Foundation Board of Trustee (BOT) at a global level, transitioning from managing more than three hundred chapter, council, and community leaders, ambassadors and regional liaisons in seventy-eight countries, the Foundation newsletter, marketing committee chair, and administrator of the LinkedIn and Twitter accounts; to the Foundation governance and volunteer management committee chairs. Previously served 5 years on the Nevada Chapter of IFMA board as president, vice president, treasurer, and special events coordinator. Chaired/co-chaired three each, three-day Southwest Symposiums, donating more than $35,000 to the IFMA Foundation for student scholarships and knowledge management.