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CMI/Fagan Solutions Release

February 25, 2010

LATHAM, NYCleaning Management Institute (CMI) today announced a partnership with Fagan Solutions Inc. to offer custodial training and other facility consulting services to the cleaning industry nationwide.

Vince Fagan, founder of Fagan Solutions, is a consultant, trainer and presenter who shares his expertise with distributors and others to provide knowledge on how to achieve and apply the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). Having achieved the I.C.E. certification in 2007 from the Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS)/ISSA, Fagan has now also earned the CIMS-GB credential.

Fagan attended CMI''s Train the Trainer course in 2007 and is a certified Custodial Trainer. Fagan Solutions is also a CMI Authorized Training Center with training offices near Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Chicago. Fagan Solutions will offer CMI''s Custodial Technician training and certification courses in these locations, custom on-site training using the CMI curriculum and other facility consulting services, including a Green Building Audit process developed specifically by Fagan Solutions Inc.

"We have worked with Vince for several years," said Matt Gallinger, Director of CMI. "He is a knowledgeable professional with a wealth of experience in our industry. We feel there is great synergy between our custodial training programs and the higher level operations consulting work that Vince is doing with his client base. This partnership can only help us, as a team, to strengthen the training and education mission of CMI."

"I am particularly proud to be representing the CMI in the area of custodial training," Fagan responded. "It is with deep respect that I will assume this serious responsibility. My goal is to help train custodians using the latest methods and technologies to create a truly effective professional."