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Let’s Pave Named One of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces 2019

Oak Brook, Ill. — Let’s Pave LLC, a national provider of specialized paving services and solutions, has been named one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2019 in the fast-growing private company sector. The Best Workplaces list appears in the

Branded Group Co-Founder Nominated as a Top Businesswoman in Orange County

Orange, Calif. — Branded Group’s co-founder and vice president of business development, Kiira (Esposito) Belonzi, has been nominated for the Orange County Business Journal’s 2019 Women in Business Award. The awards program, entering its 25th year, highlights exceptional female business

Restaurant Magic Promotes Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Tampa, Fla. — Restaurant Magic has promoted Michael Beck to vice president of sales & marketing. Prior to this promotion, Beck was Restaurant Magic’s director of sales. In his new role, Beck will work to grow, train and manage Restaurant

Restaurant Technologies: Signature Vendor Spotlight

— Interview with Tina Swanson — R&R: Where are you based and how long has Restaurant Technologies been in business? Tina Swanson: Restaurant Technologies is based in Minneapolis and has been providing automated solutions to restaurants for more than 20

Pentair: Signature Vendor Spotlight

— Interview with Melissa Jones — Melissa Jones is business unit leader of Pentair Residential & Commercial Filtration. R&R: Where are you based and how long has the company been in business? Melissa Jones: Pentair was founded 1966 and is

ServiceMaster DSI Names Director of Strategic Marketing

Chicago — DSI Holdings Corporation, the largest owner and operator of ServiceMaster franchises in the United States, has hired Michael Ganda as its new director of strategic marketing. His primary responsibility will be overseeing DSI’s web site and digital presence.

Cuhaci & Peterson Promotes Senior Vice President of Engineering

Orlando, Fla. — Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, Engineers and Planners has promoted Joe Keene to senior vice president of engineering. Formerly vice president of mechanical engineering, Keene will now oversee strategic direction and management of the firm’s engineering disciplines, including

Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association Becomes Connex

Denver — After almost 25 years, the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), the authority on retail, multi-site facilities management, has rebranded and is now Connex. The rebranding announcement was made April 30, 2019 to a record-setting crowd by Bill

Phoenix Energy Technologies Completes Growth Equity Funding

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Phoenix Energy Technologies (PhoenixET), an IOT business intelligence analytics company and leader in smart buildings, has raised growth capital to accelerate product development and facilitate entry into additional markets. Spring Lake Equity Partners and Energy Innovation

‘Air’ Apparent

— By William Gagnon — High-speed hand dryers offer total solution for retail restroom challenges. Cleanliness and general appearance are top concerns for successful retail and restaurant establishments, which often rely on positive brand reputation and word-of-mouth advertising to keep

Federal Heath Names New President

Euless, Texas — Federal Heath, with a 118-year history of sign industry excellence, will implement a carefully planned transition in leadership this year as its longtime president and CEO, Kevin Stotmeister, plans to retire at the end of 2019. Stotmeister

BrandPoint Services Merges with LEGACY Retail Services

Cherry Hill, N.J. — BrandPoint Services, a leading full-service commercial maintenance, repair, refresh and remodel company, has merged with LEGACY Retail Services, a New Jersey-based company and leader in national digital media and fixture installation company. The merger will create

SMS Assist Hires New Chief Product Officer

Chicago — SMS Assist has hired long-time technology executive Kevin McDunn as chief product officer. McDunn will lead all aspects of SMS Assist’s product innovation strategy as the quickly growing company continues to reinvent facilities management services. McDunn, with previous

LSI Industries Hires Director of National Accounts

Blue Ash, Ohio — LSI Industries Inc. has hired Steven Moeglin as its new director of national accounts, one of LSI’s strategic market verticals. He will be responsible for leading the commercial sales team focused on large national lighting, graphics

Watterson: Signature Vendor Spotlight

R&R: Where are you based and how long has the company been in business? Steve Peldiak: Watterson is based in Schaumburg, Illinois, with additional branch offices located across the United States. We have been in business since 2001. R&R: What

DENTCO Enjoys Impressive Expansion

DeWitt, Mich. — On April 10, 2019 DENTCO® President Scott Milnes announced an increase of over 20% in sales through new business over 2018 and into 2019. The increased business is credited to new national landscape and snow management customers.

Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, LLC Acquires Capital Contractors Inc.

Oceanside, Calif. — Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, LLC (KBS), a leading North American provider of technology-enabled, integrated facility management services, has acquired Capital Contractors Inc., a provider of contract cleaning and related facility services. KBS is a portfolio company of San

Ironrock Capital Inc. Hires New Senior Vice President, Operations

Canton, Ohio — Ironrock Capital Inc. has hired Daniel Marvin as senior vice president of operations. He joins Ironrock from Mapei Corporation. In his new position, Marvin will head up the company’s operations to maximize efficiencies, quality and performance. He

PRSM Partners with Professional Facility Management Institute (ProFMI)

Dallas — The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), a membership organization dedicated to retail, multi-site facilities management, has partnered with the Professional Facility Management Institute (ProFMI), the founding body and administrator of the ProFM credential. The partnership strengthens the

Premium POS Support

— By Del Williams — Streamlining reporting, monitoring and operations requires a flexible POS system and quick, supportive vendor response. In the quick-service restaurant (QSR) arena, both established and emerging franchises understand the importance of choosing the right POS system

SMS Assist Hires Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer

Chicago — SMS Assist has hired Graham Blackwell as chief strategy and revenue officer. A deeply experienced operating executive, Blackwell will lead SMS Assist’s strategy, pricing, marketing and sales organizations and help the company continue to innovate and evolve its

Agilence and Omnivore Team Up for Restaurants

Mount Laurel, N.J. — Agilence, Inc., a leader in vertical business intelligence for restaurant operators, has partnered with Omnivore, provider of the universal POS API and digital marketplace that helps to optimize the digital restaurant experience. The Agilence 20/20 Data