John D'Angelo, MS, PE, CHFM, CHEP, CMVP
Assistant Vice President of Facilities Operations, The University of Chicago
John D’Angelo, (MS, PE, CHFM, CHEP, CMVP) is the Assistant Vice President of Facilities Operations at The University of Chicago. In this role, John leads a team of 210 professionals that manage all facilities operations, maintenance, specialty trades, energy conservation and utilities management on campus, in off-campus non-dormitory residences, and off-site University operated research facilities. Prior to The University of Chicago, John was Vice President of Facilities at Northwestern University where he was responsible for leading a 370-person team in delivering all facilities services for multiple campuses comprising sixteen million square feet with a plant replacement value of over eight billion dollars. Under John’s leadership, the team executed over eighty thousand service requests per year and delivered 240 major capital projects valued at $2.4B in less than four years. Prior to Northwestern University, John was Vice President of Engineering and Facilities Operations at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital with responsibility over seven hospital campuses in and around Manhattan. He has also served as Senior Director of Facilities for the Cleveland Clinic where he led facilities operations and management across the 24 million square foot health system. Prior to that, he held various facilities leadership positions within the U.S. Navy, and was named Pacific Engineer of the Year by the United States Department of Defense. Mr. D’Angelo received his undergraduate degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University and his master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland. John is a licensed Professional Engineer in multiple states. John has published multiple articles on facilities management and teaches that topic for a Master’s Engineering program. He has been a founding President for three separate not-for-profit technical societies. John holds a patent for surgical suite lighting and has been selected to develop national codes and standards in the areas of Legionellosis prevention, lighting, air quality, energy conservation and sustainability. John was one of the authors for New York City’s Resiliency Codes following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy.
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