CLEAN Awards Program





The BSCAI CLEAN Awards program recognizes building service contractors who demonstrate excellence in a number of categories ranging from image and safety to community service and much more. BSCAI encourages you to review the categories and submit your commercial cleaning company for one or more awards. Be recognized by your peers for your company's work to elevate the image of the commercial cleaning industry and highlight the vital service you provide to clients.

Take a look at past award winners who have demonstrated their excellence among these criteria.

Apply today! BSCAI membership is encouraged to review the categories and submit your company for one or more awards. Entry is FREE to all BSCAI members, please have your entries submitted by July 19th, 2024. Please utilize the instructions below when submitting nominations.

  • 1. Please first log into your personal BSCAI account
  • 2. Once signed in, you will go to the user portal using the button in the top right corner of the BSCAI homepage
  • 3. After entering the user portal, you will click the "Community" drop down menu and select the CLEAN Awards option followed by View Open Competitions
  • 4. This will show you all awards eligible for submissions

If you have any questions regarding the nomination process, please reach out to

BSCAI CLEAN Awards Inspire Greatness

Hear from Kathleen Bands, CEO of My Cleaning Service, Inc., Jamie Henry, CEO of Beeline Support, and Paul Taylor, CEO of ESS Clean, Inc., as they discuss the positive impact of BSCAI's CLEAN Awards on commercial cleaning business owners and their employees.

Take a Look Back on the 2023 CLEAN Award Recipients 


James E. Purcell Leadership Award

Since 1967, BSCAI has recognized members for their long-term service to both the association and the building service contracting industry. The James E. Purcell Leadership Award is the most prestigious award presented annually and named after BSCAI’s founder and first president serving from 1965-1967.

Recipient: Eric Luke, CBSE MG Capital Maintenance.

Walter L. Cook Award for Distinguished Service

Since 1972, the Walter L. Cook Award for Distinguished Service has been presented to the BSCAI member who has made outstanding contributions in furthering programs, the association and the building service contracting industry. The first Walter L. Cook Award was presented to Levester Stevenson of Associated Building Services.

Recipient: Maria Tueros, UG2.



“Highly effective leaders create an atmosphere of trust, connection, creativity and tolerance that enhances all their team potential” -  Maria Tueros, UG2.

Arthur C. Barraclough Company Community Service Award

Since 2007, the Arthur C. Barraclough award has recognized companies for their charity work within the community. Arthur C. Barraclough was the president-elect of BSCAI and the founder and president of Cross Gate Services Inc. in Brentwood, Tennessee. Honorees receive a crystal award and BSCAI will make a cash donation to a charity of the winner’s choice.

Recipient: Grand Rapids Building Services.

BSCAI Building Service Employee of the Year Award

Since 1972, BSCAI has recognized frontline cleaners who do an outstanding job and standout within their companies. The Building Service Employee of the Year Award honors that building service contracting employee whose job performance, civic involvement and family role best exemplify qualities found in superior custodial employees.

Presented by:



Recipient: Rookie Haywood, Supreme Maintenance Organization.


“I appreciate it. I appreciate it very much. I just did my job, that’s all. I did what I was hired to do. That is just the way I look at it. I feel like everything I do is my job, even when I was working for the City (City of Greensboro), I was the same way. It wasn’t going to get done if I didn’t do it. You all don’t know how much I appreciate you.”

When I asked Rookie, “What would say to someone else coming up, starting in this industry?"

Rookie said, “Work! Don’t be scared of work. Just like my granddaddy used to tell us, he said don’t be afraid to work. Treat it like a mule, back-up to it.” - Rookie Haywood, Supreme Maintenance Organization.

BSCAI Emerging Leader Award

The winner of the Contracting Profits Emerging Leader Award is someone 40 years old or younger who demonstrates excellence and is making positive contributions to the commercial cleaning industry. This person can be the owner of a contract cleaning company or a member of the company’s executive team. He or she is viewed by others — peers, colleagues, bosses, clients, vendors or associates — as a rising star in the commercial cleaning industry.

Presented by:

Recipient: Amanda Adams, 4M Building Solutions





"I am deeply honored and grateful to accept this prestigious leadership award. This recognition is not just a demonstration of my efforts, but a reflection of the incredible team I have the privilege of working with. Leadership to me, is not about personal glory but inspiring and empowering others to achieve their best. Leadership is about developing a culture of collaboration, innovation, and growth. I appreciate the confidence and support of my colleagues, mentors, family, and all those who have stood by my side on this journey. This award serves as a reminder of our shared efforts and the incredible potential that can be unlocked when we come together with purpose and determination. I am committed to leading with integrity, devotion, and a desire for excellence." -  Amanda Adams, 4M Building Solutions.

New Member of the Year Award

Since 2014, BSCAI has recognized a new member company that exhibits active participation through their committee involvement, event attendance, participation in the certification program and regional event attendance.

Recipient: York Building Services, Inc.


“It is an honor to be recognized by BSCAI for the New Member of the Year Award. This award has significant meaning for us because it is provided by our peers in the industry and reflects our commitment to getting involved with BSCAI and giving back to our industry, which has given us so much opportunity. We look forward to continuing our involvement and commitment to BSCAI to help support and shape the commercial cleaning industry." - York Building Services, Inc.

James Harris Sr. Industry Service Award

Since 1976, the Industry Service Award has honored long-term service to BSCAI by a company not engaged in building service contracting. The first award was presented to Robert Pond.

Recipient: HD Supply

Skip Marsden Education Excellence Award

Since 2015, the Skip Marsden Education Excellence Award has been given to companies who promote leaders from within their organizations, demonstrate an overall commitment to growth and development by investing in education and training of their employees. Adrian, “Skip”, Marsden, CBSE, founded Marsden Building Maintenance in 1952 and grew it into a diverse service organization that included janitorial, security, armored car and HVAC services. He valued BSCAI’s education offerings and encouraged Marsden employees to become certified.

Recipient: Supreme Maintenance Organization.

“It is truly our honor to receive the Skip Marsden Education Excellence Award. We take great pride in our SMO University training program as we help our team members grow and develop. We would like to thank Marsden Building Maintenance the BSCAI for this recognition.” - Supreme Maintenance Organization.

Cleaning for Health Award

New in 2017, The Cleaning for Health Award recognizes BSCAI building service contractors that have Cleaning for Health programs. Cleaning for Health is a cleaning regimen that helps reduce the levels of allergens and asthma triggers in the indoor environment and consists of policies, procedures and training that emphasizes the impact on the health of building occupants and staff in an effort to reduce building contaminants and minimizes environmental impact.

Presented by:

Recipient: Service by Medallion

Image Awards

BSCAI recognizes companies that have excelled in enhancing the image of their businesses. Honorees are recognized by company size as the industry’s best in overall company image.

Mid-size Company

Keepers Commercial Cleaning

Large Company


Safety Awards

As part of an ongoing effort to promote safety throughout BSCAI and the commercial cleaning industry, BSCAI awards companies with the best safety records.

Presented by:

Category A

Flair Building Services

Cenplex Building Services, LLC

Category B

Action Service Corporation


Saber Building Services.

Category C

Tier One Property Services

Enviro-Clean Services, Inc.

Prestige Maintenance USA

Category D

4M Building Solutions

Brilliant General Maintenance

Diversified Maintenance

Stephen H. Swigart Scholarship

Winner – Eleanor Meng

Member Affiliation – Kleen-Tech