Scott Salmirs

Scott is the visionary leader guiding one of the largest facility services providers listed on the New York Stock Exchange. After more than 10 years with ABM, Scott was selected to become CEO, distinguishing him as only the 7th person to hold that position in the Company’s 110-year history. Before joining ABM, Scott held leadership positions managing building portfolios at Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, and CBRE.

Scott has an MBA in Finance from the State University of New York at Binghamton, and a Bachelor of Science in Business-Economics from the State University of New York College at Oneonta. He is on the board of the State University of New York College at Oneonta Business Advisory Council. He also is on the Board of the Outreach Project, an organization dedicated to rehabilitating high school age drug users, and is a founding Board Member of Donate Eight, a group focused on increasing the number of organ donors in New York State.

Rene Jacobsen

As Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Rene is responsible for the overall operational performance and profitability of all ABM industry groups, which includes Aviation, Business & Industry (B&I), Education, Technology & Manufacturing, and Technical Solutions segments. Furthermore, he has over the years been an instrumental leader of ABM’s business transformation and service delivery model. Rene joined ABM in 2012 as Executive Vice President of ABM’s West Region and within three years was promoted to the President of B&I, the largest operating segment within ABM, representing approximately half of the company’s total revenue. He subsequently assumed control as Chief Facilities Services Officer of all industry groups, excluding Technical Solution.

Rene is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience in leading large, complex service organizations within the facility services and integrated facilities management industries across Europe and North America. He has a Master’s degree in Economics from the Copenhagen Business School in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Earl Ellis, CPA

As Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Earl Ellis is responsible for planning, implementation, management and control of all financial-related activities for ABM. He oversees the accounting and financial reporting functions with a focus on effectively operating the company’s cost control systems, in accordance with GAAP, and ensuring appropriate accounting control procedures.

Earl is a seasoned finance executive, who joined ABM from Best Buy Co., where he held several executive positions across finance, including Chief Financial Officer of Best Buy Canada and Senior Vice President of Finance in the U.S. Prior to Best Buy, Earl had executive leadership positions at several other public companies, including Canadian Tire and Campbell Soup Company. Earl has a Bachelor’s in Management Economics from the University of Guelph.

Raúl Valentin

As Chief Human Resources Officer, Raúl Valentín leads ABM’s global human resources operations, communications and corporate citizenship including diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and philanthropy.

Raúl joined ABM in 2019 and has served as the people leader and advocate for our more than 100,000 dedicated team members across the US and the UK. Raúl is dedicated to cultivating a stronger ABM community by growing and developing our people and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is seen, heard, and valued.

With more than 30 years of human resources and management experience, Raúl has held key HR leadership roles at Coty, Comcast, and Frito-Lay.

Raúl earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Spanish from the University of Pennsylvania.

Andrea Newborn

Andrea is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for ABM, providing oversight on all legal, compliance, and governance affairs as well as risk and safety matters. She acts as legal advisor to the board of the directors and executive management, leading corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives while advising on all major business activities.

Andrea brings more than three decades of experience working in senior leadership roles that include both public and privately held companies. Most recently, she served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for TravelClick, Inc., a business-to-business global provider of data and cloud-based solutions to the hospitality industry. Previously, she was General Counsel for The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc. Andrea is a graduate of Columbia Law School and Brown University.

Josh Feinberg

Josh Feinberg is Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer of ABM. He is responsible for all strategy and transformation for the company, including strategy and innovation, transformation management, and operational excellence with a focus on driving long-term profitable growth.

Prior to joining ABM, Josh was a Managing Director and Partner with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on their North American Leadership Team. Throughout his 12 years with BCG, he worked with over 30 service companies across all business aspects including strategy, revenue management, operating model optimization, organizational effectiveness, performance improvement, and M&A / integration. Prior to BCG, Josh co-founded a healthcare services firm. Josh holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Sean Mahoney

Sean Mahoney is Executive Vice President and President of Sales and Marketing for ABM. He joined ABM as part of the 2020 Vision to lead the sales and growth strategy across ABM’s Enterprise Industry Groups including Aviation, Business & Industry, Education, Healthcare, Technology & Manufacturing, and Technical Solutions. Sean and his team are focused on expanding our market share and delivering integrated service solutions to increase customer value impact.

Prior to joining ABM, Sean was VP of Sales for the Americas with Honeywell Building Solutions. He is a market leader with more than 20 years of sales leadership and general management experience in the facilities management industry. Sean is a graduate of San Diego State University and has completed Executive Leadership Programs at Georgia Tech and the University of Chicago.

Dean Chin

Dean is the Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller and Treasurer for ABM. Dean is responsible for planning, implementation, management and control of all financial-related activities for ABM. He oversees the accounting and financial reporting functions with a focus on effectively operating the company’s cost control systems, in accordance with GAAP, and ensuring appropriate accounting control procedures.

Before joining ABM in 2008 as Vice President and Assistant Controller, he was Director of Finance for Reader’s Digest Association. He also served as Senior Manager, Audit and Business Advisory Services for Ernst & Young. Dean holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Valerie Burd

ABM Education President Valerie Burd is a seasoned leader responsible for all aspects of ABM’s education business. Her team works with hundreds of K-12 school systems, colleges and universities throughout the U.S. to provide cleaner, healthier and more attractive academic atmospheres for students, teachers, faculty and staff. In her 16 years with ABM, Valerie has also led the Strategic Accounts Group with a focus on process management and delivery of standardized services across the Business & Industry Group. She also served as Regional Vice President of the Northeast and Great Lakes regions, managing an expansive footprint extending from Manhattan to Maine.

Valerie has over 20 years of experience in facilities management, including roles with Tishman Speyer Properties, Jones Lang LaSalle and CBRE. She graduated from Galway Regional Technical University in Ireland and is currently a member of BOMA and CREW Network.

Mark Hawkinson

Mark Hawkinson is President of the Technical Solutions Group, which is a key part of driving organic growth for ABM and profitability for the entire company. From ensuring equipment reliability to providing preventative maintenance and generating guaranteed energy savings, Technical Solutions team members are helping clients by delivering the essential and mission critical services needed to protect facilities.

Mark started his ABM career 18+ years ago as an intern. As he took on increasingly strategic leadership roles in Sales and Operations over the years, Mark successfully helped grow the Business & Industry group. He is a graduate of North Central College with a Bachelor’s in International Business & Spanish.