1st Choice Industries Adds HVAC Manager to Service Experts Division

2011 Small Business of the Year Continues Growth

Sarasota, Florida – December 13, 2011 – 1st Choice Service Experts, a division of 1st Choice Industries that delivers plumbing, HVAC, electric and handyman services to commercial clients throughout Florida and residential customers in Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte counties, has hired Kevin Henault as HVAC Manager.

Henault has over a decade of experience in general maintenance and air conditioning service and repair. He holds an HVAC Class A Florida State License, and was owner of an air conditioning company for the past eight years. He graduated from Dean Vocational Trade School with a diploma in Electronics, and served four years as a U.S. Army medic.

“Kevin has a solid background in general maintenance and HVAC service and repair,” said 1st Choice Industries CEO Gary Simone. “With our Service Experts division growing quickly, we will rely on his hands-on technical knowledge and leadership experience to bring our customers the prompt, reliable services they need to keep their homes and businesses up and running.”

About 1st Choice Industries

Headquartered in Florida with satellite office locations in New Jersey and Texas, 1st Choice Industries is a premier provider of construction, facilities management and professional business solutions. Founded in 1983 in New Jersey, the company moved its corporate office headquarters to Sarasota, Florida, in 2004. 1st Choice Industries supports national clients across a broad range of industries, including retail, restaurant, hospitality, medical, banking and more. For more information, go to www.1stchoicecorp.com.

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