OPFMA 2017 Conference and Trade Show

October 23rd & 24th

Crowne Plaza North Hotel

Columbus, Ohio


2017 Workshop Schedule and Session Titles

Day 1, Monday, October 23, 2017


Tracks Safety &


Salon B&C
Energy & Sustainability


Salon E&F
Facility Operations





Facilities Management


Cardinal Room
7:15 am Registration: 7:15am - 8:15am - Foyer 1 Continental Breakfast - Foyer 2
8:30 am 9:30 am Welcome ● Keynote Address - The Impact of External Events on a Public Organization  Security by Gary D. Lewis Jr. - Chief of Police CSU ♦ Pavilion
9:45 am









10:45 am
Photoluminescent Safety Signage and Egress



Zachary Green


Developments in LED Technology



Greg Smith



Energy Optimizers
Modernizing your HVAC Maintenance Strategy


Andrew Ovens



Sports Surface Construction and Maintenance



Mike Rich



Using your BAS as the Analytic Tool it was Born to Be


Steve Boyce



11:00 am










12:00 pm
Can You Hear Me Now


David Ringley



Columbus Fire Prevention Bureau
Selecting/ Replacing Building Controls Guide




Sean Weber

Dynamix Energy Services
Roof Systems Overview





Tim Gargasz

The Garland Company
Using Alternative Solutions to Traditional Construction



Andrew Gorski



Miracle Method
Facilities Management in the Drone Age



Mike Gottron Mike Cairns


Engineered Systems

12:00 pm

Exhibition  Begins ~  Grand Ballroom        LunchGrand Ballroom        Table Talks   

    Exhibitor  Raffle   

3:45 pm

4:45 pm
School Door Locking; Security vs. Safety



Dan Ivan

Cleveland State University
Energy Savings in New Buildings / Benchmarking in Ohio Schools


Nathan Lammers



Waibel Trane
Saving Energy Pays




Angie Rybalt
Al Kohler


AEP Ohio
 FAQ’s & Life Hacks – Gym Equip. & Seating Maintenance



Rocky Baker



Farnham Equipment
Cutting Through the RED Tape: Effective Use of State Term/


Debra Dixon


Air Force One
5:15 pm

Cash Bar Reception           Networking        Entertainment  

6:00 pm

Dinner Grand Ballroom Entertainment  OPFMA Raffle 


Dinner - served from 6:00PM to 7:00PM ●● After dinner

The evening of fun with friends concludes with an OPFMA Raffle Many Great Prizes – must be present to win!



Day 2, Tuesday, October 24, 2017


Tracks Safety &


Salon B&C
Energy &


Salon E&F
Facility Operations





Facilities Management


Cardinal Room
7:30 am
8:15 am

     Breakfast and OPFMA Business Meeting ♦ Grand Ballroom  

8:30 am

9:30 am
General Session - The Hidden Hazards of Building Renovations by Glenn McGlinty, Director - Public Employee Risk Reduction Program (PERRP)
Grand Ballroom
9:45 am








10:45 am
The 3Ms of Personal

Charles Ash


Salon B&C

ODSA’s Energy Efficiency Program: State Funding Tools for Improving

Energy Efficiency & Reducing Energy Costs



Manny Anunike, PhD


Ohio Department Services Agency


Grand Ballroom

11:00 am

12:00 pm
Can Checklists Improve your Safety Program?




Glenn McGlinty



Emerging Technologies:  Solar, Water Efficiency and IT Solutions


Greg Smith



You Can't Manage What You Can't Measure



Scott McKenzie

Dynamix Energy Solutions
Working with Utilities to Drive Energy Savings 


David Deal
Ryan Hoffman


Energy Auditing






Pete Johnson, CEM



12:15 pm

     Lunch  Grand Ballroom   

     Lunch Sponsors

12:45 pm      Raffle and Closing
1:30 pm      Conference Ends



2017 Annual Conference Exhibitors




SealMaster Hillsville

Michael Rich: (724) 667-0444 / mike.rich@sealmasterhillsville.com

For nearly thirty years, we've been proudly providing customers throughout the Tri-State Area with the best in hard surface maintenance and restoration... In times where budgets are tight, we produce user friendly products and professional D.I.Y. solutions to extend the life of your asphalt and concrete.





Mary Crespy: (614) 473-3500 / mecrespy@trane.com


     Total Building Comfort Solutions 
"Trane provides indoor comfort systems and comprehensive facility solutions for residential, commercial and industrial building needs"





Marshall Best Security Corp.

Dan Barnett: (317) 385-3863 / dbarnett@mbestsecurity.com


Industrial grade mechanical locking hardware featuring SFIC Cores and Keys, Masterkeyed security systems. Full line of Mortise and Cylindrical locksets, Exits, Closers, Padlocks, Deadbolts, etc. Site surveys available by appointment. 



Farnham Equipment Company


FARNHAM Equipment Company

Rocky Baker: (614) 882-0790 / rbaker@farnhamequipment.com


Over 60 years of experience, coupled with the industry's leading products, allow us to offer complete turnkey solutions from project conception through delivery and service after the sale.




Service-Tech Corporation

Alan Sutton: (440) 735-1505 / stccleve@aol.com


Air Duct System and Kitchen Hood Exhaust System Cleaning
"When it comes to fighting dirty indoor air, Service-Tech Cleaning has what it takes to help everyone breathe easier and feel better in the workplace"



Allied Environmental



Chad Reynolds: (419) 227-4004 / chad@alliedesi.com


Environmental consultants and contractors specializing in hazardous materials management, emergency spill response, asbestos, underground storage tank removal and indoor air quality.



Cotterman Roofing


Cotterman & Company INC.

Jon Plattner: (800) 713-3190 / jplattner@cottermanroofing.com


Cotterman Roofing is an award winning leader in the Industrial and Commercial Roofing industry specializing in New Construction, Reroofs, Roof Repairs and Roof Maintenance Programs. Cotterman and Company, Inc. has been covering our customers since 1978 and operates from locations in Minster, Columbus and Dayton.



Crest/Good Mfg. Co., Inc.


Crest/Good Manufacturing Company

Vic Mannella: (800) 645-1251 / vicm@crestgood.com


Plumbing Supply





Ron Wagner (330) 329-4002  / rwagner@hillyard.com


Founded in 1907, Hillyard continues to pioneer research and development efforts that have made us a leader in the creation of innovative cleaning products. Quality is our hallmark, and our products are utilized by countless facilities across a wide variety of market segments.



National Heat Exchange


National Heat Exchange

Jeff Meck: (330) 482-0893 / jmeck@nationalheatexchange.com


National Heat Exchange Cleaning Corporation was founded in 1995 to market our patented shell side cleaning system. Our method has proven results, restoring heat exchangers to 98% efficiency. National Heat Exchange is truly the one stop shop of the industry, able to handle any heat exchanger need quickly and effectively.





Dan Tanyan: (614) 876-0316 / bhill@cincifloor.com


Cincinnati Floor Company was established in 1894 to provide flooring solutions for commercial, industrial and institutional applications. Now well over a century later we are still providing the same great service to our clients. We work with you to determine the best values in your price range, and make them available to you.





Debra Dixon: (216) 701-6104 / ddixon@airforceone.com


Air Force One provides optimal building performance through proactive maintenance, building automation, energy conservation and mechanical services.




ENERGY Optimizers, USA

Greg Smith: (937) 877-1919 / gsmith@energyoptsusa.com


Energy Conservation Facility Specialists: Wind, Solar, HVAC, Controls & Lighting



Engineered Systems


Engineered Systems
Michael Gottron: (800) 836-7663 / engineeredsys@aol.com


Engineered Systems represents a full line of quality roofing, roofing accessory, acoustical, insulation and waterproofing products. Many of our products Energy Star products or qualify for the LEED program.



Dynamix Energy Services Home


Dynamix Energy Services

Lisa Schultz: (614) 205-8996 / lschultz@dynamix-ltd.com


Dynamix Energy Services is a full service, vendor-neutral energy services company that focuses on implementing and installing creative, well-engineered solutions. The diversity of our team allows us to maximize the energy and maintenance savings for our customers by looking at opportunities from all angles.







Dan Martino: (412) 632-1110 / danmartino@equiparts.net


For almost 50 years, Equiparts has been supplying a complete line of plumbing and mechanical specialties to solve a wide variety of Maintenance Repair Problems. Our specialty is hard to find parts. Our employees are trained specialists, certified by industry leaders.




Tandus Centiva

Susan Rowlance: (800) 241-4902 / susan.rowlance@trakett.com


Tandus creates floorcovering solutions that enhance spaces for learning, working, healing, and living through inspired design, leading-edge technology, unprecedented achievement toward sustainability, and an absolute commitment to continued leadership.




H.E.A.T. Total Facility Solutions

Trisha Dupay (740) 965-3005 / trisha@heattfs.com


Energy Management Specialists 
... delivering comfortable, energy efficient buildings.



Miracle Method


Miracle Method

Andrew Gorski: (440) 777-2284 / agorski@miraclemethod.com


Miracle Method Surface Refinishing is a coatings company that refinishes existing fixtures. We do residential and commercial work at facilities like hospitals, hotels, nursing homes, apartments, colleges, K-12 schools systems, state and county buildings, and military bases. We refinish bathtubs, tile walls, tile floors, concrete floors, fiberglass units, cultured marble, and any countertop.










Wendy Shearer: (615) 286-1131  / wendy.shearer@nationalipa.org


We make cooperative purchasing as simple as possible, yet our compliant

process provides the legally required competition for contracts. We’ll do the work, you save the time and money.​​




Cincinnati Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired


Cincinnati Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired

Rachel Doellman (513) 487-4518 / Rachel.Doellman@cincyblind.org


Door Locks Photoluminescent Exit Egress Products



 Waibel Energy Systems


Waibel Energy Systems

Shay Moran: (937) 264-4343 / smoran@trane.com


Your Total Facility Specialists. Commercial HVAC Equipment, Trane Service Agency, Energy Management Services, Remote Monitoring, Client Services, Parts & Distribution. Waibel Energy Systems, “The Way Buildings Work Better.”





Plug Smart

Mark Himmel: (800) 518-5576 / mark.himmel@plugsmart.com


Plug Smart is an energy services company that helps commercial, industrial, non-profit, institutional and utility companies implement energy solutions such as: implementing self-funding energy efficiency projects, leveraging renewable energy resources, lowering power generation and energy supply costs, and reclaiming investments on energy projects.




The Garland Company
Tim Gargasz: (216) 641-7500  / bfreechack@garlandind.com

Commercial roofing, flat roofs, built up roof, metal roof, modified bitumen, standing seam, and asphalt roof solutions.




Ed Brady: (216) 518-5578 / ed.brady@jci.com


Controls and Facility Management
"The Controls Group of Johnson Controls invites you to 
"Unstructure Your Thinking" about your facilities"



Vasco Asphalt


Vasco Asphalt

Don Capobianco: (330) 832-5151 / dcapobianco@vascoasphalt.com


For over 45 years, Vasco Asphalt has been a trusted paving contractor for your full-service commercial paving needs. From paving parking lots, seal coating, asphalt maintenance to catch basin installation and repair, Vasco has the experience to get the job done right.



AEP Ohio


AEP Ohio

Tracie Campbell: (614) 883-6611 /  tdcampbell@aep.com


Energy Efficiency Opportunities




Gardiner Home Page

Cory Kiewatt: (440) 349-5588 / ckiewatt@whgardiner.com


HVAC Systems ● Renovation & Retrofit Solutions ● Controls ● Building Services ● Parts & Supply · We’ve been serving Northeast Ohio’s commercial and industrial facilities since 1962. As your building solutions provider, we evaluate energy saving options, improve comfort and indoor air quality, and sustain the life of your building. Now you can breathe easy.



Brewer Garrett Company


The Brewer-Garrett Company

Debbie Gregoire: (440) 243-3535 / dgregoire@brewer-garrett.com


Award winning, guaranteed and self-funded energy savings programs that integrate total building commissioning services with LEED certification and management. Quality assured with our in-house ability to design/build and service all aspects of HVAC.



Superior Hard Surface Solutions


Superior Hard Surface Solutions

Traeln Hoover: (937) 679-5197 / thoover@superiorhss.com


Your choice for Epoxy Floor Finishing. We restore and refinish concrete surfaces providing skid free, germ resistant surfaces for commercial kitchens and work surfaces. We are your local service professional for JetRock - the solution for problem tile floors.



Direct Energy Business


Direct Energy Business

Pamela Czerwinski: (732) 516-3061 / pamela.czerwinski@directenergy.com


Direct Energy Business is an energy supplier (natural gas, power and demand response) in Ohio! We specialize in tailoring energy purchasing strategies for commercial and industrial customer in Ohio and across the United States.



IAP Government Services Group


IAP Government Services Group

Jordan Foster: (614) 867-9171  / jfoster@iap-gsg.com


IAP is the State contracted Third Party Administrator for facility maintenance, repair and construction. This program offers a turnkey project management solution that satisfies state bidding requirements.






Pam Miller: (978) 753-5265 / pamela.miller@ledvance.com


LEDVANCE is a world leader in innovative lighting products as well as intelligent and connected lighting solutions (Smart Home). The company employs about 9,000 people, is active in more than 120 countries.








Dan Isaac: (440) 840-8220 / disaac@astroturf.com


AstroTurf, the largest turf manufacturer in the US, manufactures and installs state of the art synthetic turf systems. Offerings include turn-key synthetic turf and running track solutions.








Scott Richmond: (412) 722-7848 / Scott.richmond@nilfisk.com


The Advance brand is part of Nilfisk, Inc. Nilfisk, Inc. is among the world’s leading suppliers of professional commercial and industrial surface cleaning equipment with manufacturing facilities in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Hungary, USA, Mexico, Singapore and China.






SIEMENS Building Technologies


SIEMENS Building Technologies

Ryan Newman: (614) 956-9481 /  ryannewman@siemens.com


Energy Efficiency Projects can integrate increased safety and improved internet capabilities.



Verde Solutions



Natelie Bartolozzi: (312) 462-3679 /nbartolozzi@verdesolutions.com


Verde Solutions provides innovative consultation for clients that want to improve their energy efficiency and save money. We specialize in energy efficient technology and consulting services.