FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 12, 2015; Andover, MA

Yankee Alliance announces a new contract with Gleeson Powers, Inc. to provide Fire Barrier Management Services, including firestop survey and remediation, fire damper inspections, fire door inspections and documentation.  Proactive fire barrier management improves hospitals’ life safety condition and compliance readiness, as well as providing facility managers and directors with opportunities for cost savings and scheduling efficiencies.

 “The single most important advantage to a strategic relationship with Yankee Alliance is compliance readiness” said Aedan Gleeson, President and founder of Gleeson Powers. “We are pleased to form this relationship, and look forward to developing a barrier management program to help Yankee Alliance members become and stay compliant”.

Passive Fire Protection and Life Safety Standards are continually in the top 10 cited issues from Accreditation Agencies (CMS, TJC, DNV and HFAP).  Gleeson Powers can manage the entire fire barrier process from beginning to end; we are proactive about advising on cost-saving approaches, addressing issues as they arise, and choosing the best system for each application.  We develop, implement and execute the best and most practical life safety solutions on an individualized basis for each facility. This always results in increased patient safety, and helps exponentially with the overall project performance. As an FM Approved and UL Qualified company, the hospitals we work with are confident that the project is done right, the first time.

“We are thrilled to offer our members a highly competitive Fire Barrier Management agreement with Gleeson Powers. Their reputation of helping their clients, our members, stay compliant is of the utmost importance” says Craig Shoukimas, Vice President Contracting, Yankee Alliance.


About Gleeson Powers

Gleeson Powers, Inc. is a barrier management company, specializing in passive fire protection, which includes fire rated assemblies such as wall and floors, firestopping, fireproofing surveying and remediation, fire damper and fire door inspections services. We have been in business since 1992 and are an FM Approved and UL Qualified. We work with hospitals to develop, implement and execute practical life safety solutions to ensure code compliance and proper fire barrier management. Simply put, we help our clients stay compliant. For more information, visit .

About Yankee Alliance

Yankee Alliance, an owner of Premier Inc., is a group purchasing organization founded in 1984 on a belief in collaboration, that working together can achieve more than working alone. Its mission is twofold: to work with members to reduce supply and operating expenses through aggregation of data, purchasing, ideas and knowledge and to excel in strategic innovations that continually assist members in reducing their cost while recognizing their individual needs. Today, Yankee Alliance remains true to the foundational belief in collaboration and has grown to over 10,000 members in all classes of trades across all 50 states. Visit  WWW.YANKEEALLIANCE.COM .

For more information please contact; Amy Campbell, Senior Vice President, Administration, Yankee Alliance, (978) 470-2000 or at