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CROWN SWEEPING An Interview With Paul Murphy

CROWN SWEEPING An Interview With Paul Murphy

How did your company start out in the sweeping industry? I was 15 years old and the youngest of seven kids in 1970, when my dad suggested that the Murphy kids should buy a small sweeping business. At a price-point of 6:1 (6 x monthly gross), we purchased a list of accounts that included Alpha [...]

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SoCal Property Services An Interview with John Agamalian

SoCal Property Services An Interview with John Agamalian

How and when did your company start? I was in the waste and recycling business before and I had an individual who wanted to start a sweeping company, so I invested and thought it would be a good add on. It’s the same decision maker in most cases for commercial buildings. This went on for [...]

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All Star Property Services, Interview With Owner Pat McMahon

All Star Property Services, Interview With Owner Pat McMahon

How did your company All Star Property Services start out? Our company was started in 2002 by an entrepreneur working out of his home. He purchased a new Tymco 210 and then sold during the day and swept at night. He built what I would call a very successful “lifestyle” business. Why did you get [...]

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C & M Parking Lot Sweepers LLC, Interview With Chris Griffin

C & M Parking Lot Sweepers LLC, Interview With Chris Griffin

You are new to the sweeping industry. How did you get the idea to start your company? Not that long ago really. We’re pretty new in the business. I started off as an investigator, and I also own another business, which is an inflatables company. I was at a chamber meeting to discuss the town [...]

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Interview With Cheryl Monroe CEO of Sweep Masters

Interview With Cheryl Monroe CEO of Sweep Masters

How did your company start out? Speak a little bit about who founded your company. Don Odom started Sweep Masters in 1996; I came along in 2003. I began working in the office, and eventually learned the business as time went on. I became a partner in 2005, right before hurricane Katrina. After that storm, [...]

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More Clean Of Texas, An Interview With Cole watts

More Clean Of Texas, An Interview With Cole watts

How did your company begin? My dad, Steve Watts, founded the company about 12 years ago when I was in high school. I used to ride with my dad in the sweeper when I was a teenager before I went to college. That was my summer job. After I graduated in 2009, I joined the [...]

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Clean Sweep Inc., An Interview With President/Owner/Head Salesman, Pete Phillips

Clean Sweep Inc., An Interview With President/Owner/Head Salesman, Pete Phillips

Tell me about how your company started out? Our company was started in 1984 by my father. My mother was a rental property manager and couldn’t find a sweeper to clean around her lots. Dad was a laid-off electrician at the time, so he bought a truck and three weeks later started the company. It [...]

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An Interview With Vincent Robert of Sunstate Companies, LLC

An Interview With Vincent Robert of Sunstate Companies, LLC

Q: It would be great to know a little bit about you and your professional background. Was there a single moment that made you want to get involved in the profession of street sweeping? What were some of the roots? Vincent: In March, 1995 I was introduced to the Environmental Land Reclamation industry and was [...]

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Interview with James Roy of PAM Sweeping Industrial Cleaning Services

Interview with James Roy of PAM Sweeping Industrial Cleaning Services

An interview with PAM Sweeping Services operating in and around the NYC area. PAM Sweeping Industrial Cleaning Services operates in and around the NYC area with over 50 years of experience in the industry. We were lucky enough to speak with James Roy of PAM Sweeping Industrial Cleaning Services to see how their business began, [...]

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Jack Davenport of Jack Davenport Sweeping Services

Jack Davenport of Jack Davenport Sweeping Services

An interview with Eric Sunderland of Jack Davenport Sweeping Services in Bakersfield, CA. Being in business since 1979, Jack Davenport Sweeping Services has remained a powerful street sweeping force throughout California. They’ve provided quality day porter, power washing, parking lot sweeping, and street sweeping services for construction clients, property management companies, and counties. They offer [...]

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