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Entrepreneur, Franchise Business Review Rank Office Pride Among Top Franchises for Veterans

Top Franchises for Veterans

Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services has been ranked among the nation’s best franchises for military veterans on two prestigious lists. Entrepreneur magazine’s “Top Franchises for Veterans” ranked Office Pride No. 63 out of 150, and Franchise Business Review listed Office Pride among just 38 franchises on its “Top Franchises for Veterans” list. “We are pleased to be recognized as one of the top franchises in the nation for veterans who wish to become entrepreneurs,” said Todd Hopkins, founder and CEO.… Read More

A Salute to Veterans

A Salute to Veterans

Office Pride Recognizes Veteran Franchise Owners Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services proudly supports veterans across the nation for their service. During the month of November, we salute veterans – some of whom are franchise owners in our own system. Veterans own one in eight franchises in America. About 2.5 million U.S. businesses are owned by veterans, accounting for approximately 9% of all businesses in the U.S., according to the Small Business Association. These 2.5 million veteran-owned businesses employ roughly 5.8… Read More

How A Cleaning Service Franchisee Helps Those In Need

Helping People in Need

Sheri Marshall, who owns and operates Office Pride of Richmond-Sandston with her husband, Roger, uses her business to offer a hand-up to people who need help. Marshall works with organizations in her area to provide jobs to people who are homeless, in drug and alcohol recovery programs or on parole and working to get their lives back on track. “I always have had a heart for people and hated to see people struggle,” she says. Read more of her inspiring… Read More

Office Pride Named to Franchise Business Review’s First “Culture100” List

Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services has been named to Franchise Business Review’s inaugural “Culture100” list, which recognizes 100 brands with the best franchise cultures. “We are pleased to be included on Franchise Business Review’s first ‘Culture100’ list,” said Todd Hopkins, Office Pride’s founder and CEO. “We have built an awesome culture here at Office Pride by keeping our core values at the very center of everything we do. Our core values are the ‘decision filters’ we use to guide all… Read More

Help Celebrate National Custodial Workers Recognition Day

National Custodial Workers Recognition Day

Office Pride applauds the hard work our cleaners do every single day, but we are honored to help spotlight them as essential front-line workers for National Custodial Workers Recognition Day on Oct. 2 as well as Thank Your Cleaner Day on Oct. 16. As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic and with flu season just around the corner, now more than ever, our cleaners play an integral role in protecting schools, medical facilities, office buildings, churches, financial institutions… Read More

Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services Names Durkee New COO

Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Durkee as chief operating officer. A member of the senior leadership team, Durkee is responsible for overseeing the operations, marketing and franchise development departments at Office Pride headquarters. “We are thrilled Pat joined our Office Pride team,” said Todd Hopkins, Office Pride’s founder and CEO. “We are excited about the strengths and experience Pat brings to our company. His extensive knowledge of franchise operations management, systems analysis… Read More

Common Misconceptions About Disinfection

Regularly disinfecting a high-touch area is one way to help protect you from germs.

All types of cleaning contribute favorably to the health of occupants in a building. However, as the nation and world continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, the commercial cleaning industry is battling misconceptions about disinfection and how it works to keep germs at bay. There is also quite a bit of confusion surrounding cleaning terms and what different cleaning methods are used for. Here are some common misconceptions about disinfection – what it is and what it isn’t. Cleaning is… Read More

Office Pride of Richmond-Sandston Owner Named a “Rock Star Franchise Owner” by Franchise Business Review™

Sheri Marshall

Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Service’s Sheri Marshall, owner of Office Pride of Richmond-Sandston, has been named to Franchise Business Review™’s 2020 list of “Rock Star Franchise Owners.” Marshall was selected as one of 81 “Rock Star Franchise Owners” list from among more than 28,000 franchisees representing more than 300 brands. Franchise brand leaders were asked to nominate franchisees who displayed admirable leadership, business acumen, financial and professional success and contributions to their community. Todd Hopkins, founder and president/CEO of Office… Read More