Winners Announced for 2022 ISSA Achievement Awards
ISSA has announced the 2022 ISSA Achievement Awards honorees. The annual awards program recognizes cleaning industry professionals who are committed to driving the cleaning industry forward through their positive contributions in their business and beyond. The honorees were celebrated during a ceremony Oct. 13 during the ISSA General Business Meeting at ISSA Show North America 2022 in Chicago. “ISSA is pleased to recognize cleaning-industry professionals who are dedicated and passionate about the work they do,” says ISSA 2022 Board President Harry Dochelli. “Congratulations to this year’s recipients. These leaders are committed to the industry and have made an outstanding impact to change the way the world views cleaning.” The Achievement Awards and their recipients are:
• The Jack D. Ramaley Industry Distinguished Service Award, reserved for individuals with at least 10 years of outstanding service to the professional cleaning industry, was presented to Meredith Reuben, retired CEO, EBP Supply Solutions in Stamford, Conn. For more than four decades, Reuben led EBP Supply Solutions with the philosophy of collaborating with customers to ensure their business success.
• The Manufacturer Representatives’ Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes individuals who support manufacturer representatives, the industry, and ISSA, was awarded to Myron Schultz, president at Lambskin Specialties. He works hand in hand with the 18 manufacturer representative groups that promote and support Lambskin’s sales and marketing efforts. Lambskin has employed manufacturer representative groups for decades and continues to ask for their input through rep councils and being in the field supporting reps’ efforts.
• The ISSA NextGen Rising Star Award in Honor of Jimmy Core acknowledges emerging leaders who make positive contributions to their organizations and the industry. Tillman Keller, district sales manager at Kelsan Inc., was honored for his talents in building new business relationships, which resulted in a promotion to Kelsan’s business development department where he earned the “Rainmaker Award” for three years straight.