PBS Regional Commissioner
Allison H. Azevedo serves as Regional Commissioner of the Public Buildings Service (PBS) based in Kansas City, Mo. She heads real estate operations for the U.S. in the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. Azevedo oversees the facilities management, portfolio planning and project management of more than 24 million square feet of government workspace across 400 federally owned and leased assets.
A 1988 graduate of the University of Missouri (Columbia), College of Human & Environmental Sciences, Allison first joined GSA in Chicago as a Space Planner. She went on to develop expertise in leasing, asset management, and held director-level positions in Design and Construction, Client Service, and Leasing and Facilities Management. She is an innovative leader with a proven track record of success.
Most notably, Allison led the execution of an $825 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act program and nearly $100 million in Energy Savings Performance Contract Awards during her tenure as Regional Commissioner in the Chicago-based region from 2011-14. On the national level, she has initiated and lead several performance improvement initiatives for GSA Headquarters including Integrated Occupancy Services and Global Project Management.
She received the Junior Citation of Merit Alumni award from MU in 1999, and is a 2003 graduate of GSA’s Advanced Leadership Development Program. She returned home to the Heartland Region in October 2014 as the PBS Regional Commissioner.