SMS Assist named as one of Chicago Tech Week's 100

SMS Assist Press Release
Lis Klisser

CHICAGO, June 21, 2017 – Techweek announced that SMS Assist, an innovative mobile and cloud-based multisite property management company, was named among the established  leaders in Chicago’s tech community.

“It’s an honor to be named to the Techweek 100. Our world-class teams and disruptive technology are creating value for our clients and fundamentally transforming the property  management industry,” said Taylor Rhodes, CEO of SMS Assist. “We also offer our congratulations to the other winners. We are in great company here in Chicago’s thriving tech  community.”

Techweek is a purpose-built conference and media company in eight cities, with week-long conferences throughout the year. Techweek partners with tech leaders, corporations, and the community to build a unique experience for investors, entrepreneurs, and Hero Companies.

Techweek’s established leader companies are high-growth businesses that achieve a substantial and sustainable impact and incubate talent and ideas. Anchors in the entrepreneurial  community can help catalyze and spur dynamic hubs of growth, innovation and wealth generation.

Michael Rothman, founder and chairman of SMS Assist, will participate in a Techweek panel discussion on Growth Financing Operators on June 22.

SMS Assist’s proprietary, cloud-based platform and fully-managed business solution connects a network of more than 20,000 subcontracted affiliates and an estimated 500,000  technicians to provide the highest quality maintenance services to more than 140,000 client locations across the U.S.

About SMS Assist
SMS Assist is a Chicago-based technology company providing multisite property management to a roster of Fortune 500 clients with a team of more than 800 dedicated employees and more than 186,000 service locations. Using its proprietary software platform to manage its network of more than 20,000 affiliate subcontractors, SMS Assist offers a suite of property management benefits including leveraged pricing of products and services, a $50 million insurance policy, real-time services validation, instant invoicing, automatic service audits, and data analysis to ensure quality and cost efficiency. SMS Assist is revolutionizing multisite property management services for clients including JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM), O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ: ORLY) and Invitation Homes Inc. (NYSE: INVH). To learn more, visit

Elisabeth Klisser