Senior Vice President, Facilities and Real Estate
Bill Elvey joined Children’s Health as Senior Vice President, Facilities and Real Estate in October 2016. He is responsible for facilities planning; real estate acquisition and disposition; property management; facilities project management, design and construction; major repair and repurposing of facilities and a host of other facilities-related functions.
Bill joined us from The University of Wisconsin – Madison where he has served as the Associate Vice Chancellor, Facilities Planning and Management since 2012. In this role, he provided leadership and strategic vision for the full spectrum of facilities management activities, including capital planning and development, campus planning and landscape architecture, facilities project design and construction, space management, real estate management, physical plant operations and maintenance, utilities, environmental health and safety compliance, and parking and transportation services. Bill was responsible for more than 1,100 employees and an annual operating budget of $227 million.
From October 2007 – August 2012 Bill served as the Director of Facilities Management at The University of Texas at Dallas. At UT Dallas, he was responsible for engineering, design and construction, contract administration, deferred maintenance programs, campus facilities planning, energy conservation, etc.
After a short stint in the private sector, Bill Elvey became the Director of Physical Plant and the Assistant Vice President for Facilities at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, VA, from September 1997 – September 2007. Bill also is a Past-President of APPA – Leadership in Educational Facilities. And a recipient of the APPA Fellow award in 2012. Bill also has served on the Board of Directors of EandI.org, a national cooperative purchasing organization, since 2008.
Bill is a graduate of Rice University and holds a Bachelor of Science and Masters degree in Environmental Engineering. Bill also has a Master of Business Administration from George Mason University. Bill is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. Bill also is a certified Facilities Management Professional (FMP).