Marc Liciardello, CFM, CM, IFMA Fellow

Marc Liciardello, CFM, CM, IFMA Fellow

Senior Vice President, Facilities

Marc has over 30 years of progressive business experience where he has combined insightful vision with dynamic leadership to drive strategic initiatives and tactical plans that consistently achieve stretch goals for the clients and communities he serves.

Marc’s professional journey spans several pivotal roles, including overseeing Operations and Maintenance at PHL Airport, where he collaborated closely with Manik Arora, PE, President & CEO of Arora Engineers, during their tenure together in the engineering realm. Subsequently, serving as Director of Integrated Facility Management Services, Marc contributed to the significant growth of Elliott Lewis Corporation, our key business partner, and this broad experience will help the Arora companies to scale our current services and capabilities.

Prior to joining Arora, Marc served as Vice President, Global Corporate Services at Aramark Corporation, where he steered overarching strategic direction and managed profit and loss for a team overseeing real estate, facility management, and administrative services across 600 sites, with assets exceeding $1 billion in value.

Marc holds a Bachelor’s in Engineering and an MBA from Widener University, where he currently chairs the Dean’s Advisory Council at the School of Business Administration. He has held esteemed leadership roles, including serving as the Chair of IFMA (International Facilities Management Association), earning IFMA Fellowship, and garnering recent accreditation from MIT in Artificial Intelligence. Additionally, Marc is an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Marc will report to Manik Arora, PE, President & CEO or Arora, and will collaborate closely with Adam Oliver, MBA, Chief Marketing Officer, and General Manager of Arora Systems Group, leading our facilities management division to fortify and expand our strategic endeavors in the forthcoming years, fostering synergies across all facets of our business.

Arora Systems Group, which is Arora’s current facilities group, was started by Manik in 2004 focused in Philadelphia with a vision for regional growth, stands as a pivotal component of our strategic framework. Our aim is to transcend project-based engagement in order to sustain enduring partnerships spanning a decade or more. Our Facilities team remains resolute in exploring emerging market sectors, including Life Sciences, Higher Education, Corporate Real Estate, Federal, Rail and Transit, and others.

Did You Know

Marc is a former competitive powerlifter and held national rankings and owns a Pennsylvania state record in the squat. Additionally, he is a nationally certified USA Power Lifting (USAPL) referee. Among his many interesting experiences, Marc toured Air Force 1 and met every President and VP during his 20-year tenure at Philadelphia Airport.

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MBA, Widener University

BS, Engineering, Widener University


Certified Facility Manager (CFM) and Fellow, International Facility Management Association

Certified Member (CM), American Association of Airport Executives