Critical Facilities Summit Presenter Bio


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Steve Smith, CFM, CFMJ, MFE

Director of Physical IT Network
Arvest Bank Operations

Steve Smith is the Director of Physical IT Network, Structured Cabling, and IT Field Services for Arvest Bank based in Lowell, AR. He has 23+ years' experience in facility operations and maintenance, including Tier III & Tier IV Enterprise Class production data center environments. His expertise includes the justification, creation, commissioning, startup, staffing, and operation of mission critical data center facilities, data center infrastructure management, medium voltage power generation/power distribution systems, data center critical power and cooling system designs, failure resiliency and root cause analysis and remediation. Steve holds the Certified Facility Manager designation(US and Japan) from IFMA and the Master Facility Executive certification from BOMI.