KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. – June 15, 2020 – ImageFIRST, a leading provider of laundry services for the healthcare industry, announced the promotion of Jim Cashman to president and chief executive officer.
Cashman joined ImageFIRST in early 2019 as president. Over the past 15 months, his leadership was instrumental in driving both organic and acquisitive growth, service excellence, and operational progress.
Cashman has thirty years of successful leadership experience in the textile rental and industrial services sectors. He spent the majority of his early career with ARAMARK Uniform Services, advancing through a number of leadership roles, ultimately becoming the Senior Vice President of their East Region. Jim has also held senior positions with ServiceMaster, Steritech, and most recently COO of United Site Services.
Cashman replaces founder/ CEO Jeff Berstein, who is moving to the role of vice chairman. Berstein will also continue as an active member of the ImageFIRST Board of Directors.
“I have devoted much of my adult life helping build this great business, and the company is now incredibly well-positioned for the future,” stated Berstein. “I am truly grateful for everything the ImageFIRST team has done to help get to where we are today and I’m looking forward to watching Jim and the business continue to grow and thrive. “
Cashman will assume the president and chief executive officer role immediately, running the business on a day-to-day basis.
“I am honored and appreciative of the CEO opportunity,” said Cashman. “Jeff has built an amazing organization that is well equipped and positioned for continued success. In my 15 months with the company, I have developed a deep appreciation for what makes ImageFIRST so remarkable. ImageFIRST‘s success has always been rooted in our operating principles and execution strategy, both of which I only hope to build upon.”
Founded in 1967, ImageFIRST® is the largest and fastest growing national linen rental and laundry service specializing in the healthcare market. ImageFIRST’s 41 locations nationwide serve over 14,000 medical facilities every week providing linen, patient gowns, scrubs and more while managing their clients’ linen inventory for cost management. With a customer retention rate of over 95%, ImageFIRST is dedicated to improving patient satisfaction through quality products and remarkable service: their Comfort Care® line of gowns are proven to increase patients’ favorable perception of a facility by more than 50%. For more information about ImageFIRST, your cost-effective solution for greater patient satisfaction, please visit www.imagefirst.com or call 800-932-7472.
ImageFIRST Healthcare Laundry Specialists