Healthcare: Longtime Operator Offers Insights

11/05/2021

NOVO Health Services CEO David Stern recently stepped down, with Karl Fillip II succeeding him on Nov. 1. In an interview with Textile Services Weekly, Stern confirmed that he’s retiring from healthcare. Below, he reflects on a long and successful career during which the outsource laundry healthcare market boomed.

Burke Ascends to VP Role at G.A. Braun

10/29/2021

Gary Ostrum, executive vice president of global sales and marketing, G.A. Braun Inc., Syracuse, NY, recently announced the promotion of Ray Burke to vice president of sales, U.S. and Canada, according to a news release.

Fillip to Succeed Stern as NOVO CEO

10/21/2021

NOVO Health Services recently announced that CEO David Stern will retire from that post on Nov. 1. Karl Fillip II, who previously served as president, will succeed him as CEO.

Cintas’ Chief Weighs in on Company’s Growth, Culture

06/04/2021

After a 40-year tenure that has witnessed unprecedented innovation and meteoric growth in the uniform and industrial services sector and related markets, Cintas Corp. Chairman Scott Farmer now sees his company’s biggest long-term challenge in figuring out how to compete not only against other laundries, but with online companies such as Amazon and retailers such as Wal-Mart.

DEI Boosts Employee Satisfaction, Business Growth

05/07/2021

TRSA recently held the first of a two-part diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) webinar series titled Racial Equity & Workplace Culture. Jejuana C. Brown, M.Ed. CDP, served as the featured speaker for the program, which included data from McKinsey & Co. on workplace diversity trends. The one-hour webinar – sponsored by TRSA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee – drew more than 30 attendees from the linen, uniform and facility services industry. TRSA’s Salita Jones and Kristin Mudd served as co-moderators for the program.

Cashman to Step Down as CSC Leader

02/18/2021

Jamey Cashman, executive director of CSCNetwork since 2009 and a marketing veteran of VF Corp. for 16 years before that, recently announced plans to retire. His last day with the Franklin, TN-based buying group, which includes 181 independent laundry operators and 90-plus industry suppliers, will be Feb. 26.

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