30 Years of CAFM®


Bob McElheney, CAFM®, C.P.M. Director for City of Newport News Department of Vehicle & Equipment Services has a career which includes Military Service (United States Army) and senior management positions with Lowe’s Companies, Inc. where he was responsible for United States fleet operations, 3PL, and waste management. Bob’s current role with the City of Newport News focuses on outcome measures such as technician productivity and ultimately fleet availability which affects the delivery of City services including public safety, refuse collection, and many others. Bob also serves on the Board of Governors for NAFA.

“The most important thing that I learned in the CAFM® program was that diligence and preparation displaces fear with confidence,” Bob said. “The CAFM® credential has helped me first by the knowledge that it provides, second by the credibility that it conveys, and lastly by the associations and continuing education that it promotes.”