SMS Assist Names Former Waste Management Executive As Chief Sales Officer

  SMS Assist Names Former Waste Management Executive As Chief Sales Officer

Dave Sweitzer Brings Expertise in Prospect Development and Pricing Methodology
                        in Facilities Service Industry

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- September 24, 2013

SMS Assist today announced Dave Sweitzer as chief sales officer and executive
vice president for the Chicago-based technology-driven facilities maintenance
and management company.

Sweitzer, 50, previously served as strategic business director for Waste
Management (NYSE:WM) and vice president of Client Services at Oakleaf Waste
Management. He joins an expanded SMS Assist executive team that includes Vice
President of Client Services Michael l. McMath, formerly of Wal-Mart
(NYSE:WMT), and Chief Operating Officer Matthew Pitts, who previously
controlled maintenance for more than 2,200 Home Depot (NYSE:HD) locations.

In his role with Oakleaf, now a part of Waste Management’s Sustainability
Services Group, Sweitzer increased annualized revenue from $60 million to $750
million. He held key client-facing roles both before and after Oakleaf’s
merger with Waste Management, building strong relationships within the food
and retail industries.

“Dave has the experience and vision to help guide SMS Assist as we support the
movement to national core services aggregation,” said Michael Rothman, SMS
Assist chief executive officer. “He will be influential in the development of
our business platform and the expansion of our departments, making sure our
customers always come first as we continue to grow and evolve.”

SMS Assist is the leading next generation facilities maintenance outsourcer,
serving more than 50,000 locations through its network of more than 28,000
vendors. It turns cost centers into expense reduction centers by identifying
innovative ways to reduce expenses and gain operational efficiencies. SMS
Assist’s proprietary platform tracks the service order, bills the customer,
provides compliance reports and manages for quality. Customers also benefit
from real-time visibility into work orders and spend by store, service type
and geography, data that is unique to SMS Assist.

About SMS Assist: SMS Assist is a Chicago-based technology company providing
facilities management services to a national roster of clients representing
more than 50,000 service locations. It turns cost centers into expense
reduction centers by identifying innovative ways to reduce expenses and gain
operational efficiencies .SMS Assist employs its proprietary technology to
execute millions of facilities management services annually while providing
significant cost savings for clients. With more than 28,000 affiliated
providers, SMS is equipped to deliver on-time, quality service to every
location, every time. We execute so you can manage. To learn more, visit
www.smsassist.com.

Contact:

Aileron Communications
Sheridan Chaney, 312.629.9400
 
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