Maria Marquez
Maria Marquez has been making positive contributions to GMI Building Services for more than two decades PHOTO SUBMITTED BY GMI BUILDING SERVICES

Maria Marquez has demonstrated superb work ethic, all while working well with others during her 24 years at GMI Building Services, San Diego.

Marquez's nearly quarter century of employment at GMI Building Services has placed her in many different buildings. Whether the job is big or small, Marquez has been successful and is always willing to learn because she enjoys doing so. She also demonstrates leadership and coaches new employees to help them develop their skills. Marquez uses strong communication skills and respect in teaching and during any other activity involving others.

"Since she began, Maria has always shown the desire to work hard and do it in the proper way," says Paloma Jacobo, night operations manager at GMI Building Services. "She has a great attitude and is very responsible with her job duties."

Marquez currently cleans a medical office building under the company's "Disinfect & Protect" cleaning program. Due to current circumstances surrounding germs and the medical field, Marquez's job is more important than ever. Her superiors say that clients and their tenants are very happy with the cleaning service Marquez is providing.

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