John Shenette will join Wake Forest University as associate vice president for Facilities & Campus Services. Shenette brings extensive experience in facilities operations, including leadership roles at several institutions of higher education. Most recently, he served as associate vice president for facilities management at Smith College in Northampton, Mass. As a member of the President’s senior staff, Shenette has overseen areas such as Smith College’s construction management and planning, facilities renovations, grounds maintenance and utilities generation/cogeneration. He has earned a number of industry awards for excellence and innovation, and has conducted comprehensive research on opportunities facing the facilities environment.
Shenette will join the University in March.