Don Guckert

Vice President

APPA Advisors

Don Guckert serves as the Vice President for APPA Advisors where he leads experienced facilities management practitioners in providing peer-to-peer learning, analysis, and advisory services. Prior to joining APPA he served 17 years as the Associate Vice President for Facilities Management at the University of Iowa and 16 years as the Director of Planning, Design & Construction for the University of Missouri.Throughout his career Don has maintained an active involvement in APPA, including a term as president. He led the development of APPA’s Strategic Framework, Preparing for Every Future, to respond to the accelerating and transformative changes occurring in the profession. Don serves as a dean and faculty member for APPA’s Institute for Facilities Management, has presented nationally and internationally on a variety of subjects impacting the profession, and has authored more than a dozen articles for professional publications.