September 03, 2014 // Franchising.com // Fort Worth, Texas – Steamatic, Inc., the industry leader in cleaning and restoration services in more than 500 franchise territories in the United States and 25 countries around the world, recently named Steve Willis President of the global organization. The announcement was made by former President Bill Sims, who will now assume the role of Chairman.
Willis was previously Steamatic's Executive Vice President. When he joined Steamatic in 2012, he brought more than 20 years' experience in cleaning, restoration and the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) industry, with extensive knowledge of sales and operations. Willis' industry certifications include NADCA's Air System Cleaning Specialist and ACAC's Certified IAQ Manager. He also is a licensed HVAC mechanical contractor; active in several industry associations; and is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer and writer.
"I can't think of a better and more capable person to take on the president's position and responsibilities than Steve," said Sims, who joined Steamatic in 1983 and bought it in 2006. "For years, I've known that our system has tremendous potential because of our strong base of franchisees whose knowledge and workmanship continue to go unmatched by anyone in the industry. Steve's commitment to our organization has helped us grow, and I know he will continue to do a great job."
"This is a very exciting time for Steamatic and I'm very proud of the work all of us have done over the last few years, " said Willis. "In order to build a stronger organization with customer support unparalleled throughout our industry, Steamatic is taking the necessary steps to change the culture and direction of our support team and the Steamatic franchise system. There are huge opportunities ahead of us."
Steamatic offers cleaning and restoration services through more than 500 franchise territories in the United States and in 25 countries around the world. Steamatic's highly trained and certified technicians work with insurance agents, adjusters and directly with the public. Restoration services include fire and smoke, water mitigation, mold remediation, and contents recovery. Commercial and residential services include carpet cleaning, hard surface cleaning, air duct cleaning, area rugs, furniture and drapery cleaning. Steamatic's mission statement: "Steamatic is committed to making our world a safer and cleaner environment for present and future generations." The company celebrates 46 years of franchising. For more information on Steamatic, including franchise opportunities, please contact Jarrod Sims at 817-332-1575 or firstname.lastname@example.org.