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MEMBERSHIP SPOTLIGHT - April 2016

Terrence (Terry) G. Pearsall, Jr.

  • Company:Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
  • Position:Chief of Facilities
  • IFMA Member Since:2008

What do you like best about IFMA?

The Certification courses, World Workplace, opportunities for career development, networking.

Your first job?

Laborer for a construction contractor.

What do you like best about your current job?

The challenge to address all types of facility related issues and the diversity of all types of complaints and issues.

Best advice ever received:

When you face challenges in life, you have the choice to be " bitter or better", which will you choose?

Tell us about your family:

Wife Amy, and 3 daughters , Jenna 16 , Amaya 13, Kyleigh 8, we live in Blandon, PA , near the city of Reading.

Greatest personal achievement:

Becoming Chief of Facilities and obtaining my FMP certification.

What do you do for fun?

Restoring a 1968 Camaro, Hiking, Gardening, Furniture & Wood Working restoration /construction.

Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know:

I got lost in the mountains while archery hunting and spent the night in the woods, while search parties were looking for me, it ended well ... I'm still here. LOL