The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) today announced that Michael Hoagland, RFMP, Facility Services Manager/Project Manager with Thorntons, Inc, has earned the Retail Facility Management Professional (RFMP) designation, a mark of excellence achieved by an elite group of retail facility management professionals.
Michael has been with Thorntons for 22 years and has always worked in the facilities department.
He started his career at Thorntons as a general maintenance technician and worked his way up to an H.V.A.C/R technician and then moved to FS manager/Project manager. Prior to Thorntons, Inc. Michael ran his own construction company and held a C-17 California contractors license for 15 years. Michael also worked for Interstate Fixtures, Inc. installing store fixtures for Barnes and Nobles as a project manager for 5 years.
“It is an honor to have Michael as the newest RFMP,” said Jonathan Bauer, Chair, PRSM Association 2018-19 Board of Directors Chair and Sr. Director Store Development at Gap Inc. “Earning the RFMP designation differentiates and elevates FM professionals. It is my pleasure to highlight PRSM members who excel in the industry.”
This achievement is considered a milestone in an individual's professional development, and proof of the individual’s commitment to continuous improvement in the retail facility maintenance industry. For further information about the PRSM Association RFMP certification program, visit www.prsm.com.