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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

Is Your Cleaning Company Meeting Your Standards and Your Needs?

Office Pride Cleaners

When our government and business leaders talk about returning to some semblance of normal, they often are referring to getting back to work and helping the economy heal. For many workplaces, the “new normal” includes stepped-up cleaning and disinfecting services. It’s imperative that your commercial cleaning company provides what you need and expect during this unprecedented time and as the nation moves forward. However, employers who “settle” because they don’t want to look for a new cleaning company are putting… Read More

Why It’s More Important Than Ever To Support Local Businesses

Summer is often considered to be a patriotic season. From Memorial Day to the Fourth of July to Labor Day, Americans happily take breaks from work to picnic, play and celebrate their country and all of those who make this a wonderful place to live. We already know that this year is going to feel different. Largely because of the challenges posed by the ongoing pandemic, vacations are being rescheduled or canceled, and businesses – especially small businesses – are… Read More