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IFMA Names New Director of Finance and Administration

Written by Heidi Schwartz. Posted in FM Alert

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Published on November 30, 2010 with 1 Comment

The International Facility Management Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Christeen Seymour as the association’s director of finance and administration. She assumed her duties on October 4, 2010.

In her new role, Seymour’s primary responsibility will be to provide strategic and tactical leadership and oversight of IFMA’s financial management and reporting. In addition to overseeing accounting functions, she will also be responsible for the development and direction of the association’s information technology department.

Seymour has 20 years of combined corporate and nonprofit experience. She has served as an accountant and assistant controller at Orlando, FL-based USA Today and director of finance and chief financial officer at Writers in the Schools, a Houston, TX-based nonprofit that engages children in reading and writing. Seymour has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and human resource management from Florida Southern College, and is a member of the Texas Society of CPAs.

“I’m honored to be selected as IFMA’s new director of finance and administration and excited about the future direction of the association and my immediate responsibility of bringing the core accounting functions back in-house,” said Seymour. “I look forward to working with a dynamic team to provide strong leadership, continued growth and operational excellence.”

About Heidi Schwartz

Heidi Schwartz

Schwartz joined Group C Media in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager (TFM) magazine (formerly Business Interiors) where she was subsequently promoted to editor/co-publisher of the monthly trade magazine for facility management professionals. In September 2012, she took over the newly created position of internet director for TFM's parent company, Group C Media, where she is charged with developing content and creating online strategies for TFM and its sister publication, Business Facilities. Schwartz can be reached at

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