Kevin Folsom, CEFP, CEP

Director of Special Projects



Eastfield College

APPA Institute for Facilities Management

APPA Institute for Facilities Leadership

APPA Institute for Facilities Finance


Professional Certifications

APPA Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP)

AEE Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEP)


Professional Experience

Building Solutions (Director) 2020-Present

Trinity Christian Academy (COO) 2013-2020

Dallas Theological Seminary (Director, Facilities and Plant Operations) 1988-2013

Walker Construction (Trades Supervisor) 1979-1988


Professional and Community Activities

Founder of DFWAPPA (Dallas/Fort Worth-Established 1999), 2001

APPA (International) and CAPPA (U.S. Regional) Board, 2003-2006

Elected Position of APPA Vice President of Professional Affairs, 2007-2009

President of NTAEE (North Texas AEE), 2010

CEM (AEE) Exam Preparations Course Instructor - Building Envelope, 2010-2013

Chair of APPA Standards and Codes Council, 2007-2012 & 2020-Present

Executed competitively priced electricity contracts over 1 megawatt for educational institutions for 25 years.


Kevin Folsom is the Director of Special Projects at Building Solutions. He was formerly the Director of Operations at Trinity Christian Academy, holding that position for seven years. Before that he had a 25-year stint at Dallas Theological Seminary. Kevin is a long time member and devoted member of APPA, one of the founders of the DFW chapter, and is currently the Chair of the APPA Standards and Code Council. He is now a CEFP (Certified Education Facility Professional), the highest designation awarded by APPA.


Kevin is married to Stephanie and they have two children and one grand child. He loves to read about history, biographies of influential people, and an occasional political or fiction topic.


Kevin enjoys home cooked meals with emphasis on smoked and grilled flavors and loves to cook. He considers working on efficient systems as fun.



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