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SMS Assist Names Former Dollar General Executive As Executive Vice President of Facilities

  SMS Assist Names Former Dollar General Executive As Executive Vice President
  of Facilities

     Geoffrey Wigner Brings More than 25 Years of Experience in Building
                           Collaborative Strategies

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- October 1, 2013

SMS Assist today announced Geoffrey Wigner as executive vice president of
facilities for the Chicago-based technology-driven facilities maintenance and
management company.

Wigner, 48, previously served as senior director of store services for Dollar
General (NYSE: DG), where he successfully managed more than $500 million in
capital and expense budgets while directing major projects affecting more than
10,000 stores. He joins an expanded SMS Assist executive team that includes
Vice President of Client Services Michael McMath, formerly of Wal-Mart
(NYSE:WMT), Chief Sales Officer Dave Sweitzer, formerly of Waste Management
(NYSE:WM) and Chief Operating Officer Matthew Pitts, who previously controlled
maintenance for more than 2,200 Home Depot (NYSE:HD) locations.

In his role with Dollar General, Wigner crafted and executed strategies to
improve operations, control costs and drive revenue and profit. He has a
proven talent for blending strategic and tactical planning, and helped the
nationwide retailer open 625 new stores, and renovate 525 others, in fiscal
year 2011. He received his MBA from Western Kentucky University.

“Geoff’s abilities in operational leadership and budget analysis are critical
to managing the growth of SMS Assist,” said Michael Rothman, SMS Assist chief
executive officer. “His experience in process improvement, execution and team
building will ensure that SMS Assist continues to function seamlessly as we
sign additional customers, many with thousands of service locations.”

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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