ISSA announces industry award winners

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Members of the professional cleaning industry will be honoured during ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2016 in October. ISSA will hand out awards including:

The Jack D. Ramaley Industry Distinguished Service Award

This award will be presented to John P. Garfinkel, ISSA vice-president of corporate development and former ISSA executive director. It is given to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding service to the cleaning and maintenance industry through their innovation, professionalism, leadership, elevation of industry standards, promotion of the Association’s growth and development, unselfish dedication without personal gain, and emulation of the ISSA Code of Ethics.

Manufacturer Representatives’ Distinguished Service Award

The Manufacturer Representatives’ Distinguished Service Award recognizes a person within the industry who has had a positive impact on the industry and the association and who has been supportive of manufacturer representatives. This award is presented on behalf of all independent manufacturer representatives. This year’s award recipient is John Miller, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Americo Manufacturing Co.

Young Executive Society (YES) Industry Special Achievement Award

The YES Industry Special Achievement Award honors an individual or company from our industry who has made substantial contributions to the advancement of the cleaning industry and ISSA and who has demonstrated strong support of YES. This year’s award recipient is Jon Scoles, president of Scoles Floorshine Industries.

YES Rising Star Award

The YES Rising Star Award recognizes emerging leaders who are helping to change the way the world views cleaning by making positive and innovative contributions to their organizations and the overall cleaning industry. The winners of this inaugural award are: Kory Deering at KSS Enterprises, Stacey Wong at Servicon Systems and Arturo Garcia III at American Maintenance & Supplies.

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