Meet Chris Richardson, an accomplished account executive in the facilities management industry. With extensive experience managing facilities and workplace services for large corporations such as Safeco and Microsoft, Chris has managed over $200 million in new construction and complex capital and overhead budgets totaling $950 million and $100 million, respectively.
Chris earned his BA in economics from Washington State University before going on to earn his MBA in finance and economics from Seattle University. He has held various leadership roles throughout his career, including senior facilities planner at Seattle Public Schools, portfolio manager at Grubb & Ellis Management Services, senior finance manager at Boeing, and account executive at Grubb & Ellis.
At Grubb & Ellis, Chris was instrumental in winning Microsoft's Vendor of the Year award for facilities management, tenant services and project management for 12 million square feet of properties in Redmond, Washington. He designed and implemented a facilities capital budgeting model that has since become a model for other companies.
Chris' expertise extends to property and facilities management, finance and business analysis, and capital budgeting. His experience managing two data centers, a 400,000-square-foot building in Indianapolis, and three major office areas in Seattle is noteworthy.
If you're searching for a facilities management professional with extensive experience managing complex budgets and large projects, then Chris Richardson is the one for you.