Committees Propel Connex Foundation to the Next Level

Committees Propel Connex Foundation to the Next Level

August 07, 2019 | print | Connex News

The Connex Foundation, formerly known as PRSM Impact, is gaining momentum, and the driving force behind this progress is the committees who execute the Foundation’s strategic plans. These committees work on: fundraising, apprenticeship program development, charity events, educational partnerships and scholarships.


The committees are as follows:

Connex Foundation Apprenticeship Committee

The Apprenticeship Committee supports multi-site facility organizations in the development of apprenticeship programs designed to: recruit, train and retain talent in the skilled labor workforce. While assisting members in apprenticeship program development and management this committee will also work towards partnering with Volunteers of America (VOA) across the nation and connecting local suppliers with veterans who would benefit from becoming more skilled in trades.

Co-Chair: Kelli D’Andrea, Heritage Fire Security LLC

Co-Chair: Kyle Brekke, Smile Direct Club


Connex Foundation IMPACT Committee

The IMPACT Committee organizes Foundation volunteer charity projects that assist non-profit organizations in the maintenance and improvement of facilities on a local and national basis concurrent with Connex events. This committee works to develop an active Foundation Charity that provides multi-site FMs and suppliers opportunities to get involved, donate, and give back.

Co-Chair: Kevin Kenyon, National Coating Solutions, Inc.

Co-Chair: Multi-site FM opening.


Connex Foundation Scholars Committee

The Scholars Committee works with educational institutions to establish collaborative partnerships to develop multi-site facilities management degree programs and award scholarships to individuals interested in pursuing a degree in multi-site facilities management.

Co-Chair: Dean Baker, Francis Tuttle Technology Center

Co-Chair: Brian Walker, Transformative Wave Technologies, LLC


Connex Foundation Fundraising Committee

The Fundraising Committee develops and executes strategic and well-planned fundraising initiatives and opportunities that enable the Connex Foundation to achieve its mission.

Co-Chair: Amanda Smith, Superclean Service Company, Inc.


If you are interested in serving on a committee, please contact Brooke Pierson, Executive Director of the Connex Foundation at 


The Connex Foundation is the association’s official 501c3 organization. Formally recognized by the IRS in 2018, the Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors which includes: Bill Ackerman, Chair, Vixxo, Bruce Condit, Vice-Chair, Connex, Leigh Pearson RFMP, Staples Canada and Cindy Collette, Secretary, iCheck National General Maintenance and Repairs.   

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