Office Evolution Executive Honored by Workspace Association of New York

Evolution, the nation’s leading shared office franchisor
offering co-working
space, conference rooms, private
office space, phone
answering and business
address solutions, announced today that William L. Edmundson, IV,
its Chief Operating Officer, has been honored with the Beacon Award for
Excellence bestowed by the Workspace Association of New York (“WANY”).

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William L. Edmundson, IV (Photo: Business Wire)

The Beacon Award for Excellence is a symbol of recognition presented to
individuals that have consistently demonstrated a commitment to the
advancement of the industry by providing loyal service, guidance and
generosity to it and its members. The Workspace Association of New York,
now in its 13th year, bestows awards such as The Beacon, at
its annual conference in June, as part of its effort to acknowledge the
many partners in our beloved industry that have given so much, and laid
the foundation for today’s immense success. Such recognitions have
resulted in over two dozen honors such as The Beacon being awarded as
part of WANY’s stewardship of our industry’s Legion of Honor.

“I am delighted to receive this prestigious honor,” said William
Edmundson, Chief Operating Officer of Office Evolution. “The Workspace
Association of New York is a terrific organization that helps to advance
our industry and provide professional development opportunities.”

Edmundson joined Office Evolution in January 2018 and is responsible for
all aspects of day-to-day operations for both franchise and
company-owned locations. He has deep experience in the shared workspace
and hospitality industries, having served in both senior leadership and
consulting roles with several national brands. Most recently he was
President and CEO of Abby Executive Suites. He also served as President
of Choice Hotels’ Cambria Suites brand, and Vice President of Brand
Performance and Support for Hilton Hotels’ Hampton Inns brand. He is a
Board Member and Treasurer of the Global Workspace Association.

About Office Evolution

Founded in 2003, Office Evolution is a Colorado-based national B2B
shared office franchise offering co-working spaces, virtual office
services and fully furnished offices and suites. The company now has 45
open locations, 36 under development and another 58 under franchise
agreements to be developed. This unprecedented growth has led to several
prestigious recognitions including: a top franchise for 2018 by
Franchise Business Review; ranking on the 2017 Inc. 5000 list; Entrepreneur’s
Franchise 500 two years in a row (2017 and 2018) and #4 on their 2017
Top New Franchises list. Visit www.officeevolution.com
for more company information, or for franchising opportunities www.officeevolutionfranchise.com
or call 877.475.6300.

About WANY

The Workspace Association of New York (WANY) is an industry trade
organization comprised of unified, cooperating, independent office and
serviced workspace providers based in the Tri-State New York area,
representing over 2 million square feet of professionally managed
workspaces. WANY is the only organization in the serviced workspace
Industry worldwide requiring compliance to meet Certification standards.
WANY is a proud member and 3-time award-winning International Local
Member Network (LMN) of the Year of the Global Workspace Association

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