Our Management Team

Can you really stake your personal and financial future on the Environment Control program? We think tenure says a lot about how confident people are in their careers. Consider the franchisor’s own management team. Confidence that the opportunity works is why they have committed their lives to EC as well.

Kraft Daryl Schneider Chris Kraft Douglas
Daryl D. Kraft, President and Founding Owner of Environment Control Building Maintenance Company, is a native Californian and 1965 graduate of Biola University. In 1963 he purchased a small janitorial business while still in college and subsequently incorporated it in 1970. Mr. Kraft remains actively involved in the growth and development of the franchise program. VIEW BIO
With over 35 years of experience, Chris is now the primary point of contact for individuals considering the EC franchise opportunity. With his extensive background, he can answer your questions and help you determine if this is the best business for you.
The Operations Department is the source for every franchisee’s ongoing training and consultation. Doug and his team provide practical input to accelerate your growth and development.
LaBenne Jeff Hennessy Jim Kraft Greg
To remain competitive, Jeff keeps EC on the cutting edge of everything from sales techniques and material to the efficient flow of vital information. His work frees you to focus on building the business instead of reinventing the wheel.
As a college student, Jim was a part-time employee in the Environment Control Greater Columbus franchise. In 1992, he became the owner of the East Cleveland franchise. After successfully operating and expanding the Cleveland area, Jim accepted a position with the Franchisor in 2013 to make his experience available to all owners.
Maximum insurance coverage protects your customers, employees, and the business. Greg and his staff find the best carriers, coverage, and even handle your claims.
Bullard Susan Schevenius MaryAnn Placeholder Image
Susan draws on her MBA, CPA, and 14 years’ experience as the Chief Financial Officer of her family’s engineering company to consult with franchise owners. This valuable service includes such areas as tax planning, lines of credit, financial analysis, purchase of capital assets, etc.
Human Resources is an essential function to any business whether you have one employee or 1,000, whether you as the owner are doing all the functions of HR, or you have an HR Department. Mary Ann can assist you through the maze from recordkeeping to the legal aspect.

In addition to these individuals, our dedicated Corporate Office staff have many years of combined tenure supporting Environment Control franchises. Daily, they see EC’s success and will use that experience to help you fulfill your dreams as a business owner.

Invest in your life . . . not just in a business.

Environment Control has proven to be more than a financially rewarding career. It also offers the opportunity for personal growth with the encouragement to positively influence the lives of employees, customers, and vendors.

Industry Focus – Commercial Cleaning Services
Franchising Since 1970

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