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Ronnie Mewengkang, CFM, FMP

Chief of Facilities and Security

Chief of Facilities and Security Ronnie Mewengkang ensures the maintenance and security of the Vilcek Foundation’s offices and exhibition spaces.

From 2011 to 2018, he directed the construction of the foundation’s new headquarters, a five-story landmark building on New York’s Upper East Side, which includes two floors of exhibition space. Mr. Mewengkang worked closely with architects, engineers, contractors, insurance brokers, and city officials to facilitate the process and to ensure the foundation’s wide-ranging facility needs—from public gathering to administrative spaces—are optimally met.

Prior to joining the Vilcek Foundation in 2009, Mr. Mewengkang worked in both the private and non-profit sectors. Mr. Mewengkang completed his Bachelor of Science degree in international economics at Marymount Manhattan College, and his Master of Science degree in construction administration at Columbia University. He is a Facility Management Professional and Certified Facility Manager through the International Facility Management Association.

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