Micah O'Dell, CFM, SFP, FMP

President

Fannie Mae
Facilities Area Manager
micah_s_odell@fanniemae.com
972-773-7406

 

Board Liaison to the Membership and Programs committees.

Micah O'Dell previously served two years on the IFMA Board of Directors as First Vice President, and two years as Second Vice President.

He has been with Fannie Mae since 2005, and is the Facilities Area Manager for 13 locations across the United States. Micah was heavily involved in the construction of the new LEED Silver office building in Plano's Granite Park, as well as the Change Management function -- preparing staff for the new, modern office and new way of working when the offices consolidated in Plano.

Micah has been actively involved in IFMA since joining in 2011 and regularly attends the DFW chapter meetings. He received the designation of Facility Management Professional (FMP) through UTA in 2011, earned his Certified Facility Manager (CFM) in 2013, and his Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP) certification in 2018. Micah has attended World Workplace for the past six years and is currently pursuing his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification through the Project Management Institute.

Micah lives in Prosper with his wife of 16 years and his two children Kayla (10) and Brandon (8). He enjoys boating in north eastern Oklahoma, cookouts, performing ancestry research and most of all spending time with family and friends.


Lisa Wells, FMP

First Vice President

GDC Technics
Facilities Planner
lisa.wells@gdctechnics.com
817-541-8700

Board Liaison to the Associates and Education committees.

Lisa works in Facilities Management at GDC Technics in Fort Worth. Her experience includes Facilities Supervisor at The City of Farmers Branch and Assistant Manager of Facilities for the City of Coppell.

She has been a professional member of IFMA since 2013, serving on the Awards and Holiday Committees and Co-Chair of the Associates Committee. She earned her FMP certification in 2016 and is studying to earn her CFM in the near future.

Lisa has had a comprehensive business background, beginning as Regional Sales Manager and Trainer for World Book Encyclopedias. She has owned a restaurant, a real estate consulting and maintenance company, and a defensive driving school before coming into the facilities industry. She attended Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas, and earning a BBA at Strayer University and a Master’s in Business Administration.

She has been married to Joey since 1993, has three grown sons and four really cute granddaughters! Lisa is an avid motorcycle rider and enjoys long road trips to National Parks for hiking in the mountains. Her volunteer work includes mentoring grade school children by teaching language arts, with a passion for poverty alleviation and children at risk. She is an active member of Valley Ranch Baptist Church and lives in Coppell.


Erik Lind

Second Vice President

APEX Surface Care
Regional Vice President
elind@goapex.com
817-896-3648

Board liaison to the Golf and Young Professionals committees.

Erik Lind has been an Associate Member of the DFW Chapter of IFMA since 2005, serving on the FMexpo and Awards committees and as Chair of the Sustainability Committee. He is a recipient of the 2015-2016 IFME Associate of the Year award.

Erik is currently Regional Vice President for APEX Surface Care. He previously served as Director of National Accounts for APEX, consulting for facility managers, property managers, legal administrators, office service managers and office managers on their interior asset care needs.


Carol Tremayne

Treasurer

Corporate Care
DFW Senior Account Executive/Branch Manager
214-519-1900
 

Board Liaison to the Community Affairs and Job Bank committees.

Carol Tremayne has worked at Corporate Care for over 15 years, with responsibilities that have included national inside sales manager, customer service, sales training for new employees, marketing and trade show coordinator, and is currently in the role of Dallas/Fort Worth Senior Account Executive/Branch Manager.

Corporate Care has an extensive client base that continues to grow, providing services that focus on extending the life of finishes and surfaces within facilities in the DFW area and throughout the U.S.

Carol's involvement with IFMA began in 2006, attending World Work Place in San Diego, and has been involved since then, with the Membership Committee (Chairperson for two years), Hospitality Suite Committee and one year on the Awards Committee.

Having moved to the DFW area in 2003, Carol previously lived in Houston, Colorado and Illinois. Carol and her husband, Steve, have three grown sons, two living in Texas and one in Colorado.

In her spare time, Carol enjoys reading, music, long walks, and all activities that include family and friends.


Bill Parker

Secretary

American Food & Vending
Vice President for Business Development & Client Relations
bparker@afvusa.com
817-542-1691

Board Liaison to the FMExpo and Holiday committees.

As Vice President for Business Development and Client Relations for American Food and Vending/American Dining Creations, Bill is responsible for the organization’s growth and guest satisfaction throughout the Texas region.

 

American Food and Vending/American Dining Creations, specializes in corporate dining, vending, micro market and office coffee services. Not your typical food services company, American’s market niche is understanding the unique needs of each client they serve and developing a program customized to meet the customer’s needs, making every effort to exceed expectations.

Bill lives in Flower Mound with his wife Audrey and has been an active member of IFMA for nearly six years, serving as Co-Chair for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Golf Committee, and lending ongoing support for the Associate Committee.


Lee Harris, CFM

Past President

Dickies Arena
Chief Engineer
lharris@dickiesarena.com
817-307-1685

Board Liaison to the Awards and Communications/Technology committees.

Lee is Chief Engineer at Dickies Arena, which currently is under construction and slated to open fall 2019. Prior to Dickies, he was the Director of Facilities for the AT&T Performing Arts Center, which included the Winspear Opera House, Wyly Theater, the Center Café, Strauss Square Outdoor Amphitheater, Sammons Park and Two Underground Parking structures that all sit on 10 acres of property in downtown Dallas. He managed all facility maintenance, repairs and upgrades in all the venues, along with coordinating and supervising the Janitorial and Landscaping Maintenance contractors. Lee started with the AT&T Performing Arts Center in March 2009 as the Facility Manager, was promoted to Associate Director of Facilities in August 2013, and then in August 2016, he was promoted to the Director of Facilities. Before coming to the Performing Arts Center, Lee previously served over twenty-three years as the Director of Facilities at Fielder Road Baptist Church in Arlington, Texas.

Lee has been a professional member of the DFW IFMA Chapter since April 2011 and, in March 2013, received his IFMA Certified Facility Manager (CFM) designation. During his tenure at Fielder Road, Lee was very active in the National Association of Church Facility Managers (NACFM), of which he became a charter member in 1995.

Lee is a native of Arlington, Texas and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Electronics’ in 1987 from DeVry University in Irving, Texas, where he graduated with a 4.0 GPA and was selected as the class Valedictorian.

Lee lives in Arlington with his wife, Marcie, whom he married in September 2011. He enjoys being a part of her children’s lives, Jacob and Kaitlyn, and he has two grown children from a previous marriage, Justin and Nicole. Lee enjoys playing golf, snow skiing, along with remodeling and working on their home.