2014
BSCAI Executive Insights

There are two things that managing partner of AffinEco Michael Diamond believes have given his company the ability to sustain 47 years — putting clients first and empowering his staff. Providing great value and recognizing clients’ needs have positioned AffinEco as an ideal partner for its clients, but the focus on its team members has taken the company to the next level. Read more…

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UCONN CEO Event

To successfully manage a growing company through a recession and changes in technology requires a strategic vision and strong leadership.

Often CEOs get caught up in the day-today functions of their companies, but what drives growth is when they cultivate a strong workforce and think strategically. Read more…

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The Modern Clean Sweep FBJ Article

Paul Senecal did not realize he’d stumbled onto his future career path at age 10 when he started to spend his Saturdays at his father’s department store hanging out with the maintenance crew.

Fast-forward 40 years and he’s at the forefront of a $35 million cleaning and maintenance company, AffinEco LLC., with his partner Michael Diamond. Read more…

Company News

Archives: December 2013

Hiring for the Greater Good

By Sue Minichiello “The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.”  ~ Benjamin Disraeli The Qualified Partnership program provides a perfect opportunity for cleaning and maintenance employers throughout Connecticut to do this kind of good. And...

Recent Changes in Employment Laws: How Will They Affect You?

By Glenn A. Duhl, Esq. & Angelica M. Wilson, Esq. While Congress is not taking any action to increase the federal minimum wage, Connecticut and New York are two of 13 states raising the minimum wage in the New Year. Effective January 1, 2014, the Connecticut state minimum wage will...

New Business Roundup

By Matt Ellis It’s traditional to offer Good Tidings during the holidays, and for the team at AffinEco, the offerings have translated into a New Year with new business. According to Managing Partner Michael Diamond, AffinEco is beginning two significant new contracts in January 2014. Since expanding into Massachusetts, AffinEco...

Employee Spotlight: Sandino Cifuentes

By Matt Ellis If you happen to see Sandino Cifuentes on Roberts Street outside his East Hartford office, chances are he may be looking to the north. “You can see Springfield,” Cifuentes says of the Western Massachusetts city just 25 miles up Interstate 91. “That’s the next milestone for 2014.”...

AffinEco Taps New Technology to Improve Service

By Matt Ellis Long before smartphones were everywhere, field supervisors for the AffinEco companies of Premier Maintenance, United Services and Melillo were using handheld devices to inspect worksites and provide detailed reports that would land on the desks of building managers in time for them to review with their morning...