BSCAI 2018

The FBG team once again made its annual trek to the Building Service Contractor’s Association International show, this year in Dallas, TX. This show is held in conjunction with the ISSA—The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association annual conference. Together, the gatherings are the leading resource for information, education, networking, and commercial opportunities, as well as the leading voice in government and […]

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Moving Up: Mike Livermore & Pat Carroll

Mike Livermore, the outgoing Des Moines District Director is now dedicated to the Alliant Energy contract as a Regional Facilities Manager. Mike started his FBG career as a Cleaning Specialist in 1992 in Omaha. Soon he became a Trainer and then was quickly promoted that year to Area Supervisor. By 1993, he was the Supply Manager in Lincoln before becoming […]

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Humble Beginnings, Extraordinary Growth

PayPal was established in December 1998 in Ceresco, Nebraska, as Confinity, a company that developed security software for handheld devices. Remember the Palm Pilot? The company now helps buyers and sellers manage and move money in more than 200 markets around the world. In March of 2000, Confinity merged with X.com, an online banking company founded by Elon Musk in […]

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FBGives

This last quarter, thanks to your donations, we were able to send $150 each to two charities, Take Flight Farms and Youth Emergency Services (located across the street from FBG headquarters in Omaha).  We work with many charities, but if at any time you find one you want considered, please email Barbara Luna at bluna@fbgservices.com. Thanks for all you do […]

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How to Reduce the Stress of Facility Management

It’s no secret that stress takes a serious toll on your health. From all kinds of unpleasant symptoms to a potential increased risk for heart disease (see more here), unmanaged stress can interfere with how well we live our lives and perform our jobs. Facilities managers have highly stressful jobs: juggling the demands of a variety of maintenance areas, managing […]

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