Houston, TX – May 9th, 2017- Innovative Commercial Building Solutions (ICBS), an industry leader in commercial building safety and compliance, recently announced the addition of Michael Elford to their team of experts. Michael joins ICBS as the Head of Business Development for North Texas, which includes Dallas, Ft. Worth, all metro area Mid-Cities, and areas beyond as they continue to expand their services into new markets. Michael will primarily focus on new client acquisition, operations, and account management. His hiring gives ICBS a permanent presence in the Dallas area to maintain and improve the continuity of care for both current and future North Texas clients. Says Elford, “Jim and Bob have really developed ICBS into a very special niche provider in the construction market.. Our vision is to continue to drive revenue here in DFW – one of the largest markets in the US. To do that, our primary focus is on building strong, lasting relationships with our customers and partners here, as we have elsewhere.
Prior to joining ICBS, Michael founded healthcare start-up, Cura Credentialing Management, and served as Vice President of Operations and Client Success Manager at Access Physicians. Michael brings with him to ICBS broad-based entrepreneurial experience in leadership, business operations, client services, and project management. “The company (ICBS) has been developing for several years but I think now more than ever we have that ‘start-up momentum’ growing within our entire team and that mindset is exciting for us,“ said Mr. Elford. “We’re utilizing new designs and new technology that our competitors simply are not, and that’s clearly propelling us into new markets very quickly. We want to be THE industry leader in the next five years, and we believe that is an attainable goal.”
ICBS specializes in commercial building safety and the required compliance certifications necessary to maintain strict industry standards adopted and enforced by agencies such as OSHA and ANSI. ICBS custom designs, manufactures, installs, and certifies all components related to fall protection/fall arrest systems as well as building safety access fixtures including guardrails, ladder systems, and catwalk systems. ICBS also offers a full range of water tank services including tank inspections and certifications, design and installation of new tanks, and modification of old tanks. The ICBS team, which includes certified structural engineers and designers, works closely with clients to customize the best systems to fit each property’s unique safety and compliance requirements.