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…

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Making Schools Clean & Safe

By Matt Ellis It’s commonly known that schools are like germ factories. According to a study of elementary schools by the National Science Foundation, water fountain spigots had more germs than toilet seats. A recent story from ABC News reported, “An elementary school, where kids share practically everything, is a...

Hand Dryers vs. Paper Towels: The Debate Rages On

By Sue Minichiello It’s a decades-old question. What’s better, hand dryers or paper towels? Despite numerous studies (often funded by hand dryer or paper companies/associations) plus countless news articles, blog entries and opinion pieces that come down on one side or the other, in truth, the answer is: It depends....

Recognizing & Addressing Performance Deficiencies

By Glenn A. Duhl, Esq. Deficient performance is the quintessential reason for disciplining or even terminating an employee. What happens when an employee claims that his or her deficient performance is due to a disability? The answer, which I will unpack below, is that both the employee and the employer...

Employee Spotlight: Marta Sequeira

By Bill Barnhart You have to move pretty fast to keep up with Marta Sequeira. Like, Olympic-sprinter fast. The 33-year-old Portugal native started working with United Services (a division of AffinEco) about a year ago, and she has already been promoted to the position of Territory Manager — in charge...

AffinEco’s Growth Tied to its Most Valuable Commodity

By Matt Ellis It was the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche who said, “Invisible threads are the strongest ties,” and that fact may be what’s really behind AffinEco’s continued robust growth, especially in its newest market. Because relationships are the commodity AffinEco Managing Partners Michael Diamond and Paul Senecal find most valuable...