February 17, 2015 // Franchising.com // Fort Worth, TX - Steve Willis, President of Steamatic, Inc., was recognized today as a Certified Franchise Executive by the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives. Willis completed a comprehensive course of study in franchise management offered by the institute, which is the academic branch of the International Franchise Association's Educational Foundation. IFA is the world's oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide and will honor this year's designees during its annual convention in Las Vegas, NV.
Candidates are required to complete a rigorous course of study to earn the CFE designation, which includes attending institute-sponsored educational seminars and workshops. The program enhances franchising professionals' understanding of both the industry's fundamental and complex aspects.
After several years of leading sales teams for two other organizations, Willis returned to Steamatic in 2011 and took the helm as President in 2014. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience and working hand in hand with new and existing franchises to grow their business. He also holds several other industry certifications and has presented on industry related topics for organizations such as IFMA, BOMA, ASHRAE, IAQA and NADCA. Willis is the first Steamatic executive to receive CFE certification.
Steamatic offers restoration and cleaning services in franchise territories throughout the United States and worldwide. Steamatic's highly trained and certified technicians work with insurance agents and adjusters as well as residential and commercial clients to offer restoration services, including fire and smoke restoration, water mitigation, mold remediation, and contents recovery. Commercial and residential cleaning services include carpet and area rug cleaning, hard surface cleaning, air duct cleaning, and furniture and drapery cleaning. The company celebrates 46 years of franchising, and has been recognized as a top franchise network. For more information on Steamatic, including franchise opportunities, please contact Courtney Caldwell at 817-332-1575 or email@example.com.
For more about the CFE program, visit Franchise.org or contact IFA Media Relations on 202-628-8000.
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