America’s Most Admired Commercial Cleaning Company Presents Local Business with Prestigious Top Honor
KATY, TEXAS – Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services, the nation’s most admired faith-based cleaning company, awarded Reggie Walters, owner of Office Pride of Katy, with the coveted “Community Service” award at the company’s recent annual retreat and awards ceremony in San Antonio, Texas. Office Pride, a national franchise, is recognized as one of the most trusted full-service commercial cleaning and total floor care companies in the industry.
“We couldn’t be more thankful to receive such a esteemed award,” said Walters. Our team strives to represent the mission of Office Pride with everything we do, and this award is a testament to the hard work that continues when we leave the office.”
The “Customer Service” award is presented to the franchise that best embodies the Office Pride core values beyond the walls of the business by dedicating time to help the surrounding communities it serves. Reggie Walters was recognized for his selfless commitment to helping the Katy community with disaster clean up.
“As we again took time this year to recognize the best of the best in our franchise system, Reggie stood out as a perfect example of the values and work ethic that make Office Pride great, and I want to extend my congratulations on behalf of the entire company,” said Todd Hopkins, founder and CEO of Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services. “Reggie’s business is a strong example of an outstanding Office Pride franchise and we hope their recognized achievements will serve as an inspiration for our entire franchise network. I want to thank Reggie as he continues to uphold our core values and the highest level of client service by winning our highly esteemed Community Service’ award, in addition to the overall incredible sales results he has achieved this past year.”
Themed “Blazing the Trail,” the convention brought the entire Office Pride organization across the country together to celebrate the brand’s system-wide successes, guiding principles, sense of camaraderie and faith-centric business values.
This year’s convention celebrated Office Pride’s system-wide accomplishments across the past year and challenged all attendees – franchisees, area developers, employees, corporate leadership and vendors – to continue to exceed expectations, lead by example and serve from the heart. The four-day retreat included extensive training, educational seminars and opportunities to share best practices across the franchise system.
“It’s an amazing feeling to look back on the impact we had on our community,” said Walters. I’m looking forward to the years ahead with my team members who are so passionate about Office Pride’s values.”
The retreat also featured several inspirational and motivational business speakers who delivered keynotes throughout the event, including nationally-known evangelist, pastor and best-selling author Dr. Tony Evans; Eric Chester, an award-winning author and trusted expert on employee engagement and workplace culture; and Troy Hopkins, an Office Pride area developer and author behind the commercial cleaning business book Cents of a Dirty Business: How to Survive and Succeed in Commercial Cleaning.
While delivering his CEO keynote during the awards dinner, Hopkins unveiled that system-wide sales have increased by 17 percent and that average unit volume has grown by more than 19 percent. In addition to this continued sales growth, Hopkins also noted that system grew with the addition of 12 franchisees, seven of whom are millennials. He also applauded major milestone accomplishments from the year, including the implementation of a new franchisee training program, the development of a new vital signs initiative and EOS (entrepreneurial operating system) model, the launch of a new employee recruitment website, office space expansion and more.
At the awards dinner, Office Pride bestowed honors on top-performing franchise partners in attendance and their team members including Walters, for sales, customer satisfaction, marketing achievements, superior operations and commitment to brand values over the past 12 months.