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ATIS Elevator Inspections adds J.A. Marchack as President and CEO - Plans to Triple Workforce

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATIS Elevator Inspections ("ATIS Elevator"), a subsidiary of American Testing & Inspection Services ("ATIS"), is pleased to announce J.A. Marchack has joined the firm as President and CEO.

ATIS currently performs safety inspections and test witnessing for elevators, escalators, and other conveyances.  Since its 2013 launch, ATIS has grown to over thirty employees and is performing inspections in sixteen states.  With plans to more than triple in size by 2016, the company is looking to hire Qualified Elevator Inspectors and is pursuing acquisitions to expand its footprint.

"J.A.'s reputation in the elevator inspection industry has grown to iconic proportions, and we are very pleased that he has decided to take the helm at ATIS Elevator," said Chip Smith, Chairman and CEO of ATIS, parent company of ATIS Elevator.  "We have been successful in quickly building a national footprint, and J.A.'s leadership will be invaluable as we continue this growth and establish ATIS as the premier inspection agency."

J.A. started his career with Chenoweth-Kern Elevator Service in 1971, which was acquired by Montgomery Elevator in 1981. In 1983, he joined National Elevator Inspection Services, where he served as President from 1989 to 2012. During his career, J.A. built the largest elevator inspection business and played an instrumental role in developing many of the country's third-party inspection systems.  J.A. has served on several elevator safety boards, and he currently sits on the Missouri and Georgia boards.

"ATIS has quickly established a reputation for providing exceptional service and an unparalleled working environment," said Marchack.  "I am excited to help grow the company's elevator inspection business and work with Authority Having Jurisdictions to expand the third-party inspection market."

"Attracting someone like J.A. to our organization speaks volumes about the quality of our team and the merit of our strategy," said Colin Smith, President and COO of the parent company.  "In addition to accelerating growth at ATIS Elevator, having J.A. will enable the company to expand into new service verticals within the broader testing, inspection and certification industry."

About ATIS:
ATIS is a national testing, inspection and certification business that currently provides safety inspection and test witnessing services for elevators, escalators, moving walks and other conveyances. 

Contact information:
Chip Smith
Chairman & CEO
American Testing & Inspection Services
Main: 855.755.ATIS
csmith@americantesting.com

SOURCE ATIS Elevator Inspections

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