Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), a leader in fire protection services, today announced that Annaji Sailer, a Cintas employee-partner, has received the prestigious “Vendor of the Year” award from the Restaurant Facility Management Association (RFMA). Sailer works for Dunnwell, a division of Cintas Fire Protection, and has been a RFMA member for nearly five years, dedicating herself to advancing the restaurant facility management profession and women within the industry. “Annaji Sailer is a perpetually positive individual,” said Tracy Tomson, Executive Director, RFMA. “She is the bright light on our membership development committee and continually demonstrates exceptional leadership and initiative qualities. We are lucky to have her as one of our volunteer leaders.” To help encourage and promote awareness of women in the industry, Sailer helped drive the formation of RFMA’s “Females in Facilities” committee, where she has served as the committee chairperson. She also is a member of the recruitment committee, which helps drive greater awareness for RFMA with the goal of recruiting new members. Selected by the RFMA executive director and board of directors, the Vendor of the Year Award is presented to an individual demonstrating exceptional leadership characteristic, commitment to the advancement of the industry and dedication to the organization. Sailer will receive the award during the general session of the annual RFMA conference held in Orlando today. She will also be profiled in an upcoming issue of Facilitator, RFMA’s association publication. “It’s an honor to work Annaji who demonstrates such a strong commitment to improving the safety of the foodservice industry,” said John Rossmiller, Director, Cintas Fire Protection, National Accounts. “Her passion and enthusiasm are contagious and we applaud her for winning this prestigious accolade.” For more information on fire protection services from Cintas, please visit http://www.cintas.com/Fire-Protection-Services/. About Cintas Corporation: Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types primarily throughout North America. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom cleaning and supplies, tile and carpet cleaning, promotional products, first aid, safety, fire protection products and services and document management services for more than 1 million businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.
About RFMAFormed in 2004, the Restaurant Facility Management Association’s (RFMA) mission is to advance industry awareness of restaurant facility management, while promoting professional and ethical standards to serve the customer with added value. Its core purpose is to promote the advancement of the restaurant facility management professional.