CM Services, Inc. The Association Partnership Company (CM) announced it is beginning a partnership with the Floor Covering Installation Contractors Association (FCICA). CM will provide full-service association management services to FCICA with the goal of helping FCICA identify and achieve its mission. CM Services co-owner, Catherine Church will serve as FCICA’s Executive Director.

FCICA chairman, Pat Kelly of Synergy Flooring, LTD. said, “We look forward to the experience, professionalism and high touch customer service Catherine Church and the whole CM Services team will provide FCICA to help us develop and fulfill our mission”.

CM Services is a 43-year-old, second-generation association management company headquartered in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, a Chicago suburb. CM Services creates lifelong business relationships with its association client partners and among the members of its client partners. CM has been successful for forty-three years by practicing six Core Values:

  • We put our client partners first
  • Integrity in all we do
  • Expertise in the industries/professions we serve
  • Collaboration to achieve best results
  • Deliver innovative solutions for our client partners
  • A team-based environment that is fun

Rick Church, CM’s head coach said, “We are excited to begin a long-term partnership with FCICA. We have more than 27 years of expertise in the floorcovering industry and look forward to leveraging and building upon that expertise to help FCICA and its members achieve their goals”. Church went on to say, “Associations, like most companies right now, are experiencing significant challenges. We are positioned to help FCICA and all our client partners overcome those challenges through the basic Association Management Company principles of shared resources and overhead and adding CM

Services’ specialty of developing expertise in the industry and delivering our three Uniques: Focused on our client partners’ results, Consensus Builders, and Client Recognized Superior Customer Service”.

The Floor Covering Installation Contractors Association was founded in 1982. FCICA’s membership includes approximately 285 floor covering companies who are engaged in the installation, distribution, and manufacturing of flooring. FCICA serves as an educational outlet for flooring contractors by providing educational opportunities and resources to support commercial flooring contractors through:

  • Promoting the advancement and continuous development of Certified Installation Managers (CIM).
  • Providing technical education, business support and industry expert networking.
  • Delivering skills and knowledge to enhance the professionalism of commercial flooring contractors.

Rick Church, President and Head Coach of CM Services Inc. The Association Partnership Company, can be reached at or 630-858-7337.

Please note that FCICA's address, phone number and fax number have changed. FCICA's new contact information is:

800 Roosevelt Rd, Bldg C, Ste 312
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
P: 630.672.3702 F: 630.790.3095

FCICA put together a special 2020 Edition that takes a look back at FCICA's history, click here to view it.