Pat Turnbull MA, LEED AP, IFMA Fellow
Pat founded Workplace-IQX in recognition of her passion around strategic,
organizational and workplace design as important drivers in shaping
corporate culture, amplifying human performance and accelerating enterprise
success. WP-IQX helps businesses link vision, strategy, brand and space
(physical & virtual) in order to deliver exception user experiences (UX) and
enhance business results.
Pat uses a collaborative approach, business analytics, workplace strategy, technology and creative communication / change management techniques to unite leadership and staff around goals and to assure acceptance of the vision and change process. She excels in developing multi-level communication plans to support change management, marketing and brand development, internal / external messaging and stakeholder engagement.
During the course of her career, Pat has focused her efforts on contributing to a more productive and sustainable Built Environment as well as to advancing the Facility Management/Real Estate profession.
She earned a Master’s Degree in business administration and organizational change (BAOC) from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) as designated by the US Green Building Council and was inducted as a ‘Fellow’ of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA Fellow).
Through industry leadership, Pat has fostered relationships and built a global network of colleagues and thought-leaders. Pat is a past Director of the International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) International Board of Directors (BOD) (2013-15) and past Trustee/Chair of the IFMA Foundation Board of Trustees (BOT) (2007-2011). Pat is Global Co-Chair of IFMA’s Workplace Evolutionaries (WE) global community of practice and will join the Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology, as a Board member this fall. Pat was honored as an IFMA Fellow in 2012, and by Corenet as Service Provider of the Year, Chicago, 2011.
Pat is co-author of two international, award-winning books ‘Work on the Move – Driving Strategy and Change in Workplaces’ and ‘Work on the Move 2 – How Social, Leadership and Technology Innovations are Transforming the Workplace in the Digital Economy’. She is an adjunct professor / guest lecturer at the Vienna University of Technology (TU WIEN), Institute for Real Estate and Facility Management (IFM) in Austria. She is a highly rated speaker at global facility management, design and real estate conferences.
Prior to Workplace IQX, Pat was President and COO of Kayhan International, a ‘Preferred’ and ‘Best in Class’ Haworth contract furniture dealership, 2007-2017. Before that, Pat held senior positions in Sales and Marketing with Haworth, Steelcase, Teknion and Clestra Hauserman. She resides in Chicago and her passions include sailing, skiing, fine/performing arts and travel.
‘Workspace is an important investment that can impact peopl Pat has been recognized by Chicago’s Women in Real Estate Association e, productivity and brand image. Our focus is on providing a repeatable and tailored service model that ensures the highest quality, on-time and on-budget project delivery. Guaranteed.’