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Darrell Alexander joins the city as building services officer

Thursday, June 4, 2020 by Tai Moses

Darrell Alexander will start his new position as building services officer for the city of Austin on Monday, June 8. According to the city’s announcement about the new hire, “the BSO helps support the Government That Works For All strategic outcome and is responsible for facilities planning, custodial, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, security, locksmith, property management, safety, project management, and mail services for city facilities.” Alexander previously worked at Sodexo Inc., where he held various facility management positions since 2012. He also “spent several years with Kellogg, Brown, and Root Government Operations as a deputy project manager providing base life support to more than a dozen military bases in the Middle East. He was instrumental in the logistical planning and execution of the successful movement of KBR personnel and property out of Iraq. Additionally, he managed the final phase of 12 site mergers with a budget of over $800 million.” Alexander, who is a retired U.S. Army veteran, holds a master’s in public administration from Norwich University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from St. Edward’s University. “I am excited to welcome Mr. Alexander to our management team,” Deputy City Manager Nuria Rivera-Vandermyde said. “His extensive experience in facility management operations makes him a valuable asset, positioned to expertly lead the city forward in its building services initiatives.”

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