Facilities “Guru” Joins Industry-leading Integrated Facilities Management Services Firm to Support Client Success and Development.
MANASQUAN, NJ and SARASOTA, FL – January 7, 2021 – SMG Facility Services, a leader in integrated facilities management services, today announced that it has appointed Allison Cook as the Director of Client Growth and Development. Cook brings a wealth of experience in facilities management to the newly formed role where she will assume the responsibility of managing the client team, expanding the scope of work with SMG’s current clients and supporting the ongoing development of the business.
Prior to SMG, Cook was a Senior Facilities Coordinator with Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider whose 5,100 stores serve customers across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands under four brands, Advance Auto Parts, Carquest Auto Parts, WORLDPAC and Autopart International.
“Allison has an established track record of ensuring client success while improving overall service delivery. Her knowledge of the industry and her broad experience of developing and leading facilities organizations while building operational efficiency aligns well with SMG’s mission and supports our overall strategy,” said Shannon Prato, CEO and President of SMG Facility Services. “I am delighted to have Allison join our SMG family and her talents will help accelerate our relentless pursuit of providing the highest level of client support.”
“It’s a privilege to work with such a fantastic company,” said Cook. “SMG is an industry-leader with a strong and longstanding reputation in the facilities management space and I look forward to contributing to SMG’s success by focusing on providing greater operational excellence while partnering with our valued clients.”