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JC Blakely, CFM


Since 1983, JC has held a number of leading management positions with both startups and Fortune 500 companies. JC has developed and managed a variety of Facilities organizations from single source to international sites. His current position is the Director of Corporate Facilities for ProAssurance based in Franklin, TN with direct responsibility of the physical work environment as well as direct management of the company’s real estate portfolio.

In 1985, the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA) accredited JC as a Certified Facilities Manager. JC continues to contribute to the success of the Nashville Chapter of IFMA. While serving as Chapter President, IFMA Nashville was awarded IFMA’s 2011 Chapter of the Year.

Vice President

Russell W. Vance

LifeWay Christian Resources

Russell joined IFMA in 2001, volunteered in several board roles and committee positions over the years. He has worked for LifeWay for the last 24 years. As Director of Corporate Services, he manages the HQ and warehouse facilities. The last 20 years included many exciting projects including the sale of LifeWay’s 15 acres Nashville campus and building a new 277,000 square-foot headquarters in Capitol View.

Vice President

Brian Hook

CBRE | Global Workplace Solutions


Bob Pierce


Tanya Icabone

Rose Paving

Immediate Past President

Brian M. Anderson, CFM

Option Care

Multi-faceted Facility Management Leader with balanced strengths in Operations and Design/Construction. Excels at meeting the complex, multi-site/multi-use demands of rapidly growing organizations, incorporating strategies to maximize space utilization, operating efficiencies and employee productivity. Background emphasizes project leadership, negotiations, internal planning and teaming, supplier relationships, budgeting/expense control, LEED and sustainability strategies, production automation, staff management, and computerized system efficiencies. Experience leading enterprise-wide operational improvement projects is the result of business acumen/vision, organizational savvy and a friendly, positive communication/personal style.


Shannon Warner


Director at Large

Rob Spiotta


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