Industry News | March 16, 2013

Cintas Partner Receives RFMA’s Vendor of the Year Award

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Cintas Corporation, a leader in fire-protection services, 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,” says 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, Florida.

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,” says John Rossmiller, director, Cintas Fire Protection, National Accounts. “Her passion and enthusiasm are contagious, and we applaud her for winning this prestigious accolade.”