References: Wm R. Griffin - Consultations
Wm R. Griffin, President
Cleaning Consultant Services, Inc.
Custodial Training Programs & Departmental Reorganization
King County Facility Services Division
Robin Bishop, Manager
500 4th Ave, Room 320
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 296-0659
Duties: Conduct Custodial Audit & Implement Process Improvement Program.
Conduct Class Room and OJT training for custodial servicing jail areas, court rooms, offices. 3 Bldgs 1.5 Million sq. ft. 30 employees
King County Correctional Facility/Regional Justice Center
Fred Williams, Custodial Services Manager
401 Fourth Ave. North
Kent, WA 98032
Phone: (206) 205-8839
Duties: Assist in building start up and staffing plan using team cleaning conception.
American Building Maintenance Co.
San Francisco, CA
Position: National Training Director
Duties: Write, develop, produce and implement training programs for production, supervisory and management personnel. 22,000 employees, 140 offices, $380 million in sales. Assist with various projects: Marketing, Team Cleaning, Bldg. Start Up, Trouble Shooting and Problem Solving.
Seattle - Jack Smith, Regional Manager
San Francisco - Bill Steele, President, CEO
San Francisco - Bill Banner, Vice President
New York - Ralph Davis, Vice President and Regional Manager
- Seattle - Jack Smith, Regional Manager
Pacific Medical Center
Don Tarbutton, Assoc. Adm. Facility Services
(206) 326-4000 Ext. 4010
Position: Consultant, 1 yr. Asst. Dir. of Environmental Services, 1 yr
Duties: Reorganize housekeeping department, develop and implement management controls and training programs for production staff and supervision.
Duration: Two Years
Port of Seattle - SeaTac Airport
Marty Rose, Purchasing Manager
Duties: Write specifications for cleaning 2.5 million sq. ft. airport, $3.6 million budget, and put out to bid.
Evergreen Hospital Medical Center
Karen Donnelly, Director Environmental Services
Duties: Conduct custodial audit, recommend and implement process improvement program. Conduct OJT & Class Room training for staff.
Port of Seattle
Charles Huey, Manager, General Services
Duties: Reorganize custodial services department and train staff.
Duration: Four months
Renton Voc-Tech Institute
Martin Douthit, Instructor
Duties: Set up custodial training programs and provide materials and expertise for ongoing custodial training programs in the Seattle and King County area.
Duration: Three years
South Seattle Community College
Dave Wilson, Dean
Duties: Set up and operate a custodial training program. Also develop and teach classes on food service, pest control, and minor carpentry, plumbing and electrical work. Perform Custodial Audits of the campus cleaning needs.
Mercer Island School District
Mercer Island, WA
Dick Anderson, Operations Manager
Tom Rodenburgh, Custodial Manager
Duties: Reorganize custodial staff.
Duration: 1 year
Franklin School District
Dave Curry, Business Manager
Duties: Reorganize custodial department.
Duration: One year
University of Washington Hospital
John Irvin, Director of Safety & Sanitation
Position: Director of Housekeeping
Duties: Direct Environmental Services Department
Unico Properties, Inc.
Duties: Develop contract cleaning specifications and request for proposal package, assist in contractor bid evaluation, selection and negotiation. Guide and monitor transition from in-house cleaning to contracted services, implement management controls to monitor service contractors and assure contract compliance.
Duration: Six months
Children's Orthopedic Hospital
Rex Bricka, Director of Housekeeping
Duties: Evaluate training needs for Housekeeping Department, develop training materials and program, conduct training classes and hands-on exercises for a one-year period under direction of Director of Housekeeping. Provide specialized training regarding carpet cleaning.
Duration: One year
Superior Building Services
J.D. McDonald, Manager
Duties: Assist in preparing bid package on 250,000 sq. ft. in four buildings and presenting proposal to customer. Contract was awarded. Assist in organizing and setting up the account, then train Manager, Supervisor, and Staff. Compile necessary documentation for smooth operation.
Carl Bates, Facilities Manager
Vicki Wright, Assistant Manager
Duties: Assist in contract negotiations, then complete a study of cleaning needs, with recommendation for 150,000 sq. ft. warehouse and manufacturing plant.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Guy Ott, Facilities Manager
Lou Johnen, Engineering & Custodial Manager
Duties: Evaluate cleaning needs, rewrite specifications and contract document, put 250,000 sq. ft. in eight buildings out to bid. Evaluate responses, negotiate new contract and assist in smooth transition and train new contract administrator for environmental services.
Position: Management Consultant
West Valley School District #208
Attn: Norman Koenig, Business Manager
Duties: Evaluate Custodial Function in 15 buildings on 8 campuses, approximately 300,000 square feet total. Recommend ways to improve cleanliness, safety, and appearance. Suggest organizational structure and management control program to obtain desired results.
Property Management Northwest
Gary Lewis, Owner
75,000 square feet medical clinic.
Duties: Write contract and specifications, put out to bid.
GTE, Lynnwood, WA
Lynn Gregory, Area Supervisor
Duties: Provide custodial audit and recommendations for improvement.
Renton School District, Renton, WA
Joe Lamborn, Facilities Service Manager
Ray Vogel, Custodial Service Manager
Phone: (425) 204-4406
Duties: Conduct Supervisory & Custodial Seminars. Co-write Procedures Guide for the District.
Seattle City Light, City of Seattle
Laurie Russell, Custodial Manager
Phone: (206) 684-3613
Duties: Write contract and specifications, put building out to bid.
Seattle Center & Opera House, City of Seattle
Walter Haymen, Crew Chief
Phone: (206) 684-7112
Duties: Conduct needs assessment, aide departmental re-organization, develop and conduct employee training program and write the manual.
The Boeing Company, Seattle WA
Phone: (206) 657-9354
Duties: Develop and implement Process Improvement Program on a corporate-wide basis. Develop training materials, videos and programs for five Puget Sound sites under direction of Marsha Suprenant and the process improvement committee.
Auburn Fabrication Center
Phone: (206) 851-3154
Boeing Computer Center
John Martin, Supervisor
Phone: (206) 865-5481
Aerospace and Defense Training
Gary Sievertson, Manager
Phone: (206) 773-9477
Duties: Assist in development of the custodial training manuals and videos for use at all Puget Sound sites.
Metropolitan Building Services Company, Seattle, WA
Jim Ragsdale, Vice President
Phone: (206) 632-5332
Duties: Various consulting projects.
Port of Seattle, Marine Maintenance Division
Phone: (206) 728-3453
Duties: Assist in Custodial Start up for sites going in-house from contracted labor at Fisherman's Terminal and Shilshole Bay Marina
Seattle Central Community College
James Alexander, Operations Director
Seattle, WA 98134
Phone: (206) 587-3804
Duties: Develop and present custodial training for employees.
City of Olympia
Dan Daniels or Al Bauer
Phone: (360) 753-8266
Duties: Develop cleaning specifications and contract for city bldgs. & put out to bid.
American Building Maintenance Company
Dick Daniels, Branch Manager
Phone: (206) 325-8800
Duties: Conduct various consulting projects.
General Services Administration
Pearl E. Eggerud, Property Manager
Phone: (253) 931-7547
Duties: Conduct cleaning costs study of private & public buildings. 300,000 sq. ft. in Seattle, Tacoma & Everett areas.
Kallispel School District
Gary Rose, Facilities Manager
Duties: Custodial audit and report.
David Dubinski, Executive Director
Phone: (510) 417-6880
- Assist in developing a custodial reduction and staffing plan for Oakland Federal Courthouse. (Reduced costs by $600,000 per year. Negotiated with GSA officials.)
- Assist with bid on 1.2 million sq. ft. IRS office in Fresno, CA.
- Assist with reorganization of cleaning program at Luke Airforce base, Phoenix, AZ.
Trans America Consultants
Charles Adam, President
Seattle, WA 98178
Duties: Provide consultation on construction clean-up at Nordstrom building. Document review, property tour and several meetings.
Jim Westall, president
Phone: 1-800-255-9526 ext. 108
Duties: Assist with bid on Mariners stadium cleaning program.
|Title||# of Pages|
|Comprehensive Custodial Training Manual||620|
|Supervisor's Guide to Successful Training||220|
|How to Start and Operate a Successful Service Business||320|
|How to Sell and Price Contract Cleaning (co-author)||900|
|Food Service: Health, Sanitation & Safety (co-author)||315|
|Complete Custodial Handbook||450|
Articles Over 100 articles for various publications
|Cleaning Professionals Need Certification Too||Maintenance Supplies|
|Cleaning Up In A Dirty World||Entrepreneur|
|The Future of The Industry||Services|
|Cleaning Business Opportunities||Asia Magazine|
|Self-Cleaning Surfaces Becoming a Reality||Executive Housekeeping|
|How to Control Chemical Costs||Cleanfax|
|Cleaning the Stratosphere||American Window Cleaner|
|How To Get What You Want From Your Life||60 min.|
|Adminstering Cleaning Service Contracts||60 min.|
|Employee Training - The How & Why||60 min.|
|Operating & Managing A Custodial Business||120 min.|
|How To Find & Keep Qualified Employees||60 min.|
|Eight Video and Workbook series for Boeing Co.,||60 min.|
BOMA Building Owners & Managers Association
Bud Kaufman, Executive Director
Member: Education Committee
ISSA International Sanitary Supply Association
John Garfinkle, Executive Director
Assoc. of Specialists in Cleaning & Restoration
Carpet Cleaners Institute of the Northwest
BSCAI Building Service Contractors Association
Don Tepper, Director
IICRC Institute of Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration Certification
Kenway Meade, Director