Leadership

Joseph MaguireJoseph Maguire, MS, SFP
President

Mr. Maguire owns and rehabilitates commercial properties in Michigan and Florida. He is a specialist in the adaptive reuse of older structures and is a published author in that field. His business was an early pioneer in providing public green space and trails and continues to underwrite new public sculptures, bike trails and parks– including Maguire Park in Lansing, Michigan.

He served on the Redevelopment Board for the adaptive reuse of the Lansing Board of Water & Light’s Ottawa Station, a distinctive Art Deco landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places and the new LEED Platinum home to Accident Fund Insurance Company of America. As a member of the Blue Ribbon Committee to Retain GM, he helped bring the world’s first LEED Gold manufacturing plant to Lansing.

His professional memberships include Urban Land Institute, International Council of Shopping Centers and AIA Chicago He is a Director of Mackinac Center for Public Policy and President of Wharton Center for Performing Arts at Michigan State University. He also holds the SFP (Sustainability Facility Professional) designation from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA).

Mr. Maguire earned his Bachelors Degree in economics from Northwestern University and MS from the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.

Contact Joe at joe@SERFgreen.org

John Fiacco, SERF Chairman headshotJohn Fiacco
Chairman

As a business leader, Mr. Fiacco has built and led successful companies that are characterized for their ability to pull together the best and brightest to improve and promote new ideas. These include Subimo, where he was a co-founder and grew it until it was acquired by WebMD, and at WebMD, where he contributed to the growth of the company through his leadership of the field sales team.

He has also worked in operational roles at CIGNA and Equifax and has served on several non-profit boards. John holds both a BS in Education and an MBA from Northwestern University.

Contact John at john@SERFgreen.org

Stan Samuel, MS, SERF Director of Sustainable Construction headshotStan Samuel, MS
Director of Sustainable Construction

Mr. Samuel  is a planner and controller of building projects and a researcher on high -performance building design. He performed research for the U.S. Department of Energy on on building energy efficiency in partnership with Dow Building Solutions and Michigan State University. He has co-authored a paper based on this research, published in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. He is the principal investigator for the development of SERF’s certification manual. Other research includes life cycle analysis of buildings for SERF and construction of renewable energy power plants, for ELECTRI International. Stan advises project teams on effective high-performance building design and construction.  He holds a BS in civil engineering from India and a MS in construction management from Michigan State University.

Contact Stan at stan@SERFgreen.org