February 24, 2016 // Franchising.com // Fort Worth, TX - Bill Helton, Director of Franchise Development for Steamatic, Inc., was recognized today as a Certified Franchise Executive by the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives. Helton completed a comprehensive course of study in franchise management 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.
The Institute of Certified Franchise Executives is the academic branch of the International Franchise Association’s Educational Foundation, the world’s oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide. This year’s designees were honored at the IFA’s annual convention that ended yesterday in San Antonio, Texas.
Helton has spent the last several years in franchise development and joined Steamatic in January 2015. “I am grateful to be part of an organization that values continuing education for their team members,” said Helton. “Steamatic always strives to meet the needs of both current and prospective owners and the best way to do that is through continuous improvement. As I speak with prospective owners across the country, this certification assures them that Steamatic places significant importance on abiding by all laws, guidelines and procedures of the International Franchise Association.”
Steve Willis, President of Steamatic, Inc., achieved Certified Franchise Executive Status in 2015. “Bill’s accomplishment marks Steamatic’s second CFE, with several more to come in the future,” said Willis. “The focus placed by the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives on this program aligns perfectly with Steamatic’s focus on future growth, cutting edge technology and superior franchise support.”
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. Steamatic is celebrating 48 years of franchising, and is 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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