Leadership

Scott GiacobbeMark Newsome

President, ABM Technical Solutions

Mark Newsome is the President of ABM Technical Solutions, a division of ABM Industries, Inc. ABM’s Technical Solutions Group offers unique and proven solutions make buildings and businesses more efficient through reduced operating and energy costs, while helping to enhance and extend the lives of their facility assets.

ABM Technical Solutions' portfolio of companies include: ABM Building Solutions and ABM Building Services, ABM Electrical & Lighting Solutions, ABM Electrical Power Solutions, and ABM Franchising Group. ABM Franchising Group consists of two franchise brands: Linc Service and TEGG.

Mr. Newsome has 30+ years of industry experience, which includes company-wide energy strategy, energy efficiency projects, technology enhancements and upgrades, data analysis and enterprise software deployments, energy management systems, and performance based contracting. He began his career at Honeywell in 1987, where he held significant positions in sales and sales management. In 2004, he joined a private start-up company, Prenova, as part of the executive team as Senior Vice President of Sales. In 2011, the company was sold and Mr. Newsome participated in the transition and integration of the company over the next 12 months. He joined ABM in 2012 as Vice President of Enterprise Solutions, where he developed, executed and supported the growth and collaboration of all business units within ABM’s Technical Solutions Group. In 2015, he was promoted to Senior Vice President and began overseeing 11 of company-owned mechanical franchises, ABM Building Solutions and ABM Building Services. In June 2017, Mr. Newsome became President of ABM Technical Solutions.

Mr. Newsome has a Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University and a Master of Business Administration from Wake Forest.


Bruce PhibbsBruce Phibbs

Senior Vice President – Franchising, ABM Technical Solutions

Bruce Phibbs has served as Senior Vice President of Sales for ABM Technical Solutions since 2015.

He was introduced to ABM Franchising Group in 1996, when he held the position of General Manager for a Linc Service franchise in Chicago. ABM Franchising Group consists of two franchise brands: Linc Service and TEGG.

For nearly three decades, Mr. Phibbs has held a variety of key positions within the organization, including Linc Service Area Vice President and Senior Vice President of Sales. Now, as Senior Vice President of Franchising of ABM Technical Solutions, he oversees the day-to-day operations by working closely with the executive management team, more than 250 Franchise Contractors, the Advisory Council, and the staff and Principals of the franchise group.

Mr. Phibbs, along with Mr. Marty Keyser, manages a business that delivers timely solutions that differentiate and positively impact the members of each of the two franchise networks.


Martin KeyserMartin Keyser

Senior Vice President – Franchise Operations, ABM Technical Solutions

Martin Keyser has served as Vice President - Administration, of ABM Franchising Group since 2012. ABM Franchising Group consists of two franchise brands: Linc Service and TEGG.

He joined the company in 1986 as Assistant General Counsel of The Linc Corporation and its parent company, Limbach Holdings.

Mr. Keyser has held a variety of key positions within Linc and TEGG. He served as General Counsel, Secretary and a member of the Board of Directors of The Linc Corporation from 1992 to 2002, and became Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Limbach Holdings in 1992. In 1993, he was involved in the formation of the TEGG brand and set up TEGG's initial franchise operations. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal, Risk and Acquisition Officer of Limbach Holdings until 2012, when he became Vice President - Administration of ABM Franchising Group.

Now, as Senior Vice President – Franchise Operations, he oversees the day-to-day operations by working closely with the executive management team, more than 250 Franchise Contractors, the Advisory Council, and the staff and Principals of the franchise group. Mr. Keyser, along with Mr. Bruce Phibbs, manages a business that delivers timely solutions that differentiate and positively impact the members of each of the two franchise networks.

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