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Current responsibilities
With 25 years of facilities management experience, Mr. Rowles oversees JLL's public sector facilities management team with the operations, performance and delivery of facilities management solutions. Mr. Rowles creates tailored facilities management solutions for numerous public sector clients to drive organizational efficiencies and cost-savings throughout their real estate portfolios.

Experience
Mr. Rowles has held numerous positions with leading facilities management providers across the country. For the past 20 years, he has focused on business development – pioneering a consultative sales approach to facilities management, which culminated in successful first generation outsourcing initiatives for clients including Microsoft and Hoffman LaRoche.  During this time, he held positions as Director, Proposal Development, for Johnson Controls World Services; Vice President, Product Development, for Netstruxr; and Vice President, Sales/Marketing, for Service Resources, Inc.

In 2002, Mr. Rowles joined EMCOR, as Vice President, Business Development for EMCOR Facility Services.  In this capacity, he was responsible for growing EMCOR's site-based services business, as well as supporting the business development efforts for the EMCOR/CBRE joint venture, CBRE Technical Services.

In this role, Mr. Rowles was responsible for Sales and Business Development in the Government and Institutional Services and oversaw the firm's efforts and expansion of EMCOR's Government footprint into the Federal Government and commercial marketplace. Over the past 10 years, Mr. Rowles has worked on over 75 facilities management accounts, including BOS contracts for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 23 Different DOD Medical Facilities, including the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and GSA facilities including the HHS HQ.

Prior to his work in business development, Mr. Rowles began his career at the Kennedy Space Center. He ensured the facilities at the space center were properly configured to support the unique needs of NASA's missions. 

Education and affiliations
Mr. Rowles holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from the university of Florida and a Master's Degree in Physics and Space Technology from the Florida Institute of Technology. He is a member of JLL's Public Institutions leadership team.

Recent client experience

  • Harvard Medical School
  • US Navy Philippines
  • City of Chicago
  • US Army MEDCOM
  • USAF AFMSA

Achievements

  • 25 years of Facilities Management experience
  • Has served as capture manager on over 100 successful FM pursuits

Experienced and knowledgeable in both Public Sector and Private Sector  programs