Office Pride Names 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,” says Todd Hopkins, Office Pride’s founder and CEO, in a press release. “We are excited about the strengths and experience Pat brings to our company. His extensive knowledge of franchise operations management, systems analysis and process improvement will enable Office Pride to achieve higher levels of growth and success.”
Durkee, a U.S. Navy veteran, has more than 25 years’ experience in operations and team management. He spent nine years with ServiceMaster brands and 11 years with GE before his most recent position as vice president of operations at Tradesmen International in Cleveland. While at GE, he achieved master black belt certification in Six Sigma Methodologies. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona.
“I truly feel all roads and life events have led me to this opportunity, and I am fortunate to be joining the Office Pride team,” Durkee said. “I am confident that my background and experiences will complement the Office Pride business model, and I look forward to leading Office Pride into the next decade of growth and unparalleled customer service.”
Durkee and his wife, Kathy, recently relocated to Palm Harbor. They have two daughters.
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