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Provides subject matter expertise and guidance to the TRSA Board of Directors and staff regarding the Hospitality or hotel/lodging market including the development of projects, initiatives and research that add value and serve the interests of TRSA members serving the Hospitality sector

Current Projects

On-Premise Laundry (OPL) Calculator
Integrating best practices and inputs to develop a practical, hands-on tool for Operators to demonstrate the cost savings of outsourcing hotel/lodging laundry operations. Also developing a web-based tool for hospitality customers to determine their potential savings based on several inputs including occupancy rate, estimated linen pounds per room and other factors. Download the spreadsheet.

Developing process and protocols to better benchmark within the hospitality sector and against OPLs.

CEO/Executive Roundtables and Plant Tours
Conducting semi-annual CEO/Executive Roundtables and plant tours of hospitality laundry operations across the country and in Europe.

Harry Kertenian (Chair), Magic Laundry Services, Montebello, CA
Greg Anderson, Imperial Laundry, Salt Lake city, UT
Mike Benik, People’s Linen Rental, Keene, NH
Eric Brady, Brady Linen Services, Las Vegas, NV
Scott Burke, Loop Linen Service, Westwego, LA
Steve Florence, Starr Textile Services, Foley, AL
Pablo Lucchesi, Crown Linen, Miami, FL
Keith Pooler, Sacramento Laundry, Sacramento, CA
Glenn Yates, Milliken & Co., La Grange, GA


Staff Liaison
703.519.0029, ext. 101