Commercial Insurance SpecialistsEquips and Commercial Insurance Specialists (CIS) are pleased to announce they have entered into a national strategic partnership, combining Equips world-class strategy-led Equipment Maintenance Management delivery and next-gen technology services and CIS’s industry-leading Healthcare Management Consulting services.

Equips today announced a new partnership with Commercial Insurance Specialists (CIS) to accelerate growth in the Healthcare Equipment Maintenance Management marketplace.  As Hospitals and health systems face catastrophic financial challenges in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the two companies will bring together their collective resources, expertise, and technology to provided much-needed savings and operational efficiencies to these struggling healthcare facilities.

Equips offers affordable, convenient equipment maintenance management solutions to their clients in the healthcare and finance industries.  Equips is able to provide the highest quality services because they truly love their work and align their team members and strategic partnerships around their strengths.  That makes for an incredible team and solid results for their clients.

“Culture is incredibly important at Equips. We hire, manage, and promote around our Core Values and Competency. Our Core Values are: Do the Right Thing, Drive to Excellence, Impact Player, Positive Beat. These values drive everything we do, and our customers always know what to expect from us. We are proud to be the premier destination for equipment management and intend to lead the industry for years to come,” said Adam York, CEO, Equips.  “We were pleased to find that CIS’s culture and values align with ours and this was an important factor in our decision to form a partnership.”

Commercial Insurance Specialists (CIS) provides innovative insurance solutions for businesses backed by superior customer service.  With the principles of integrity and trust at its core, CIS is an independent property and casualty insurance agency with headquarters in Tampa, FL. CIS has a 25-year track record of success and has assembled a veteran team of professionals to help serve a growing and diverse client base.  With the creation of their Equipment Maintenance and Asset Management Division, CIS brought on healthcare equipment maintenance management industry veteran George Nellessen to manage distribution and new product development.  George and Adam have successfully collaborated in the past making for a smooth transition into the development of the partnership.

Editor’s Note: To arrange an interview, contact:

George NellessenCatherine Hauck
George Nellessen
VP, Commercial Insurance Specialists
414 430 2536
Catherine Hauck
Director of Sales, Equips
716 574 4621

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