Russell Garcia

Director, Higher Education - Performance InfrastructureTM, Johnson Controls, Building Solutions North America, Johnson Controls , Milwaukee , Wisconsin

Russell Garcia is director of higher education, Performance InfrastructureTM for Johnson Controls Building Solutions North America, and leads efforts to provide colleges and universities with quality learning and living environments for students. As today’s students are savvier than ever about energy, security and conservation, Russell focuses on improving everything from comfort and security to sustainable design and technology at higher education institutions in order to help recruit and retain student bodies. Russell has been recognized by APPA for his ability to provide invaluable expertise to higher education leaders, helping them transform their institutions, and elevate the value and recognition of facilities in education.