When Leaders Say "Yes" to Energy
It is common for health care leaders to challenge proposed energy projects. How does Al Neuner, VP of Facilities Operations at Geisinger Health System convince his leadership to say “yes” every time? Join in a dialogue to learn the innovations and approaches Geisinger Health System utilized enabling them to earn a 100 Energy Star score, while translating energy savings to human health impacts.
- Learn strategies for utilizing data strategically to convince leadership to say “yes.”
- Gain insights for earning a 100 Energy Star score.
- Explore innovations that excite leadership.
- Learn to use the Energy Impact Calculator to measure human health impacts.
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Vice President, Facilities Operations, Geisinger Health System
Alan Neuner is Vice President for Facilities Operations at Geisinger Health System, an integrated health system with facilities dispersed across a 31-county service area in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. A native of Nazareth, Pennsylvania, Mr. Neuner received his mechanical engineering degree from Drexel University and worked for several years in the steel and air separation industries before joining Geisinger in 1988. In his current role, he is responsible for over 300 employees servicing a physical plant of over 10 million square feet.
Al Neuner, CHFM
Vice President, Facility Operations
Geisinger Health System
Iqbal Mian, MSSM (Moderator)
Member Engagement Manager
Iqbal Mian, MSSM, Member Engagement Manager, manages a portfolio of health care members and develops content and resources on energy conservation, quality and various other topics. Iqbal received his master of science in Sustainable Management from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh. Other degrees include Executive Masters of Business Administration International Studies Program and a bachelor's in Business Administration and Supply Chain & Operations Management. Iqbal is a Certified Building Operator, Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Lean Facilitator Trained, ISO 14001 Internal Auditor and versed in Energy Benchmarking (Utilization, ENERGY STAR, LEED - HC, NC, EB).
Since 2010, Iqbal led sustainability initiatives first at Affinity Health System, then Ministry Health Care (through expansion) and most recently as a member of Ascension Health. He has developed policy, toolkits, sustainability strategy and rolled out multiple initiatives including energy conservation across the 15 hospitals and 46 clinics within Ministry Health Care.
Iqbal brings a passion for healthier environments, empowerment, multi-facility system organizing, creativity and fun. During his downtime he enjoys mountain biking, videography and family.