Cleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 16th March 2023 Issue no. 1056
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BSCAI announces 2021 board of directors
The Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) has announced the installation of its newly elected officers and directors.
BSCAI's 2021 president is Eric Luke, CBSE, CPA, president of MG Capital Maintenance, a successful BSC that primarily serves customers in North Carolina and Florida.
Eric graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brigham Young University with a degree in Accounting and Information Systems. After several years working for Arthur Andersen in San Francisco, he joined the BSC industry in 1989 as a district manager for Varsity Facility Services in Denver, Colorado. He was promoted to president and CEO of Varsity in 2010, and led the organisation's integration into KBS in 2017. His companies have been a member of BSCAI since 1972 and Eric has been a personal member since 1996.
BSCAI's 2021 president-elect is Nathalie Doobin, CBSE, MBA, of Harvard Services Group based out of Miami, Florida. Nathalie earned a bachelor's degree in Business from Hautes Etudes Commerciales, and an Executive MBA from University of Quebec.
Before becoming an entrepreneur in 2012, she spent her career leading teams, building brands and driving innovation globally for Fortune 500 companies such as Pfizer and Merck. In addition to being featured in Forbes Magazines' Most Powerful Women issue, she was recognised as 'Enterprising Women of the Year' by Enterprising Women Magazine, WBE STAR by WBENC, 'Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners' by NJBIZ Journal and was appointed to the WBENC Forum.
Serving as BSCAI's 2021 vice president is Paul Taylor, CBSE, founder of ESS Clean in Urbana, Illinois, where he has served as president and CEO since 1997. ESS Clean currently provides services throughout Central Illinois and Indiana, focusing on providing high-end service, locally, in every market through its' five branch locations. Paul has been a BSCAI member since 1995, and started serving on the organisation's board of directors in 2013.
Serving as treasurer is Philippe D. Mack, CBSE, an executive with Bee-Clean Building Maintenance in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Philippe joined Bee-Clean on a national level in August of 2018, and is an accomplished management professional with 30 years of progressive leadership expertise in facilities management, strategic planning and business development both in the public and private sectors. At Bee-Clean, he provides key leadership in category management, the deployment of cutting-edge field technology and the delivery of proven integrated solutions. Philippe has been a BSCAI member since 2005, and originally joined the BSCAI board of directors in 2010.
Coming off a successful term as the organisation's president in 2020, BSCAI's immediate past president in 2021 is Todd Hopkins, CBSE, CEO and founder of Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services. Todd earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in management from the University of Memphis and his MBA from Butler University. He is also a graduate of MIT's Birthing of Giants Executive Entrepreneurship Academy, a prestigious program for top entrepreneurs.
Newly elected members to serve on BSCAI's 2021 board of directors include:
* Peter Cain, CBSE, RBSM, CFE, Marsden Holding
* Chase Carlson, Pioneer
* Jason Lee, Lee Building Maintenance
* Paul Senecal, CBSE, AffinEco
BSCAI directors continuing their service in 2021 include:
* Greg Buchner, CBSE, CleanOffice
* Steve Crain, CBSE, 4M Building Solutions
* Fernando Cruz, MBA, Dynamond Building Services
* Chad Hendley, CBSE, IH Services
* Steve Shuchat, CBSE, Clean All Services
* Marc Vaughn, CBSE, Team MJV
* Bill Warnecki, CBSE, Omega Services Group
* Scott Weintraub, CBSE, SMG Corporate Services
"We are grateful that these accomplished professionals and business leaders have agreed to dedicate their time, energy and wisdom to lead our organisation," says Christopher Mundschenk, CAE, BSCAI executive vice president.
"This collection of leaders will ensure that BSCAI continues to deliver exceptional value to our members, important advocacy for our industry, and critical thought leadership as BSCs around the globe play a critical role in ensuring safe and productive environments during the ongoing battle with, and recovery from, the pandemic."
Launched in 1965, the BSCAI now represents a worldwide network of member companies that provide cleaning, facilities maintenance, security, landscaping, and other related services to building owners and managers. The Association provides contractor-specific educational programs, individual certifications, publications, a members-only purchasing program, seminars, industry data and research, and unmatched networking opportunities, all developed specifically for leaders in the building service and facilities maintenance contracting industry.
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