Cintas Reveals 2019 Everyday Impact™ Hero Program Winners

Ten winners will be featured in the 2019 Design Collective By Cintas

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–From a native of Puerto Rico fundraising and volunteering for Hurricane
Maria recovery to a driver who rescued a 92-year-old man trapped inside
a house on fire, Cintas
(NASDAQ: CTAS) announces the winners of its second
annual Everyday
Impact Hero Program
. The program celebrates individuals
who make a real impact in the workplace and beyond. The 10 winners will
be featured in the new 2019 Design Collective By Cintas catalog, which
will be available in February.

“We received hundreds of submissions from our customers across North
America, which made it difficult to select only 10 heroes,” said Todd
McKeown, President and COO of Direct Sale Strategic Markets, Cintas.
“This year’s Everyday Impact heroes go above and beyond with their
selflessness, courage and positivity to make an impact everyday. We’re
proud to honor them and hope to inspire others to make a real difference
in their workplace and community.”

The Everyday Impact winners include:

  • Adam Pageau, class A CDL driver for JB Hunt Transport in Windsor
    Locks, Connecticut
  • Cynthia Smith, wardrobe manager for Caesar’s Entertainment – Mid-South
    in Robinsonville, Missouri
  • Dorothy “Mama” Swinton, director of first impressions at the
    TownePlace Suites by Marriott Charleston in Mt. Pleasant, South
  • Jeff Ricker, driver for Suburban Propane in Chester, New York
  • Kathryn Phillips, general manager at the HP Hotels – Hilton Garden Inn
    in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Luis Sambolin, housekeeping houseman at the Sheraton New York Times
    Square Hotel in New York, New York
  • Michelle Harrison, executive housekeeper at The Westin Hapuna Beach
    Resort in Kohala Coast, Hawaii
  • Pablo Perez, stewarding manager at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Patricia Ballard, environmental services aid at Marin General Hospital
    in Greenbrae, California
  • Stacey Collins, lead cook for Parx Casino in Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Meet the 2019 Everyday Impact Hero Program winners and view videos about
their stories at

Cintas gathered nationwide submissions from its customers during the
spring of 2018, and from those identified 10 finalists who continuously
go above and beyond to make a significant impact in the lives of others.

In addition to being featured in the 2019 catalog, which will also
feature hundreds of new on-trend fashions, the winners will also be
highlighted on the Cintas website. Each hero in the Everyday Impact
program was honored with:

  • A photo shoot
  • A video interview bringing their story to life
  • An all expense paid trip to Chicago for them and a guest
  • Recognition event at Cintas’ Chicago office

For more information about the Everyday Impact Hero Program, contact
Christina Alvarez at

About Cintas:

Cintas Corporation helps more than one million businesses of all types
and sizes get Ready™ to open their doors with confidence
every day. We provide a wide range of products and services that enhance
our customers’ image and help keep their facilities and employees clean,
safe and looking their best. With products and services including
retail-inspired apparel, uniforms, mats, mops, restroom supplies, first
aid and safety products, fire extinguishers and testing, and training
and compliance courses, Cintas helps customers get Ready for the
®. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas is a
publicly held Fortune 500 company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select
Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of both the Standard &
Poor’s 500 Index and Nasdaq-100 Index.


Christina Alvarez
Marketing Communications