Partner Success Stories: Living the Spirit of Cintas
Dedication, perseverance and accomplishment are seen every day at Cintas. So are the opportunities
that accompany those traits. We have thousands of partners who live the spirit of Cintas by continually
exceeding expectations. Their great performance deserves great opportunity, and they seize it, time
and time again. We are highlighting several dozen of these partners who began their Cintas careers
in entry-level jobs and have steadily increased their level of contribution and
These are just a few of the hundreds of similar stories of human spirit and accomplishment by
ordinary people doing extraordinary things at Cintas. We salute these featured partners and all of
the partners who have built Cintas into a company that consistently delivers long-term value.
Mor Ba, Production Supervisor - 10 Years of Service
Mor's partners appreciate that he has walked in their shoes. He started as a fabric spreader, and
they know he has what it takes to help them succeed. Mor feels that he has always been given the
opportunity to learn and perform as many functions as he could at Cintas. He also says, "Management
has always demonstrated how important I am by listening to me, challenging me and showing appreciation
of my efforts."
Jerry Matherne, General Manager - 26 Years of Service
Looking back over 26 years, Jerry says that the word "opportunity" sums up the main reason for his
success at Cintas. Opportunity has served as both a challenge and a reward, and Jerry has seized it
every time. He says, "I strive to perform consistently at high levels and in return, all Cintas has
ever done is give me more opportunities. What more can anyone ask of his company?"
Randy Galvin, General Manager - 11 Years of Service
Randy is the living definition of competitive urgency. If something needs to be done right, people
get Randy involved. Randy credits his success to all of his managers and mentors who have helped in
his development and took an interest in seeing him be successful.
Jason Schulz, Service Director, Six Sigma Black Belt - 12 Years of Service
From his first position as a truck loader, Jason credits his success to the great leaders and mentors
who have worked with him and taught him. He says, "I think Cintas is as truly special place to work.
We have so many great partners at our company. They all bring something unique to the table and I
try to learn something from every partner I meet."
Macarena Cloninger, General Manager, Location 083 - 6 Years of Service
Instituting an open door policy and being bilingual have enhanced Macarena’s relationships
with her partners. She enjoys mentoring and developing partners by leading by example and
instilling a sense of ownership. She believes being firm, fair and consistent creates an
environment that generates teamwork and a culture of excellence.
Randy Verboon, General Manager - 19 Years of Service
Randy believes he has been successful because he has had the opportunity to work with some of
the finest people he ever met, all working toward the same goal. Randy says, "Cintas has and does
provide opportunity to every partner. I simply capitalized on those opportunities. I took the best
practices from all over our company and learned from them. How could I go wrong learning from one of
the best-managed companies in the world?"
Hasan Momin, Production Supervisor - 10 Years of Service
Hasan is a great Cintas partner - dedicated to working hard, learning new things and teaching
others. In his current role as production supervisor, Hasan tries to pass along to his partners the
same respect and guidance that he received from his managers. He finds that "Every day at Cintas
brings new challenges and rewards."
Steve Kanarek, Major Account Manager, Healthcare - 20 Years of Service
Steve has a passion for Cintas that is evident to everyone he meets. Steve has had 20 successful
years at Cintas because every time he reaches a goal, he sets a higher one. That feeling of
positive discontent and a will to consistently improve are the embodiment of the Cintas culture.
Nick Pickens, General Manager - 13 Years of Service
Nick went from a service sales representative to a general manager of a Cintas operation in seven years.
He says, "My career path is living proof of the opportunity at Cintas. If you are committed, work hard,
and get results within the boundaries of our culture, there is no limit to what you can achieve."
Jeff Alsip, General Manager - 28 Years of Service
Jeff's parents instilled in him a tremendous work ethic. He attributes his success to his dedication
along with the support and guidance he received from some outstanding Cintas partners over his 28
years of service. Jeff says, "I have been mentored by the best, which makes Cintas a great place to work."
John Meirose, SAP Business Process Owner - 13 Years of Service
From cutter operator to traffic manager, John's rise through the ranks at Cintas speaks of his
hard work and desire to excel. John credits his success to determination and going the extra mile
for his customers. John also points out, "I am thankful to work for a company that promotes internal
partners to management levels."
Lena McClinton, Senior Manager, Production Planning - 23 Years of Service
Lena credits hard work, determination and the willingness to take on new challenges
for her success at Cintas. And, of course, she always puts the customer first. Treating
partners with dignity and respect is a hallmark of her leadership style. By encouraging
them to seek challenging opportunities, Lena helps partners learn new skills and grow
within their jobs.
Terry Boudreaux, Plant Manager - 34 Years of Service
Throughout his 34 years of service, Terry has always done the right thing versus the easy thing.
He also displays a passion for both his internal and external customers. Terry credits his success
to the good supervisors for whom he has worked over the years. He says they have allowed him to
try different things and to learn from his mistakes.
Dan Manzo, Production Supervisor - 27 Years of Service
Dan treats his partners as he would want to be treated, with fairness, consistency and plenty
of opportunity to grow. Dan says, "I work with a great team of partners who motivate me each
day to give my best. Every day with Cintas is an opportunity to learn, which allows me to grow
both personally and professionally."
Mike Dudczyk, General Manager - 21 Years of Service
Over the course of 21 years, Mike has gone from a service sales reprensentative to a general manager.
He feels that he has been so successful because Cintas is made up of partners who want to succeed,
constantly challenge each other, bring out the best in each other, and are always eager to help
when needed. He says, "Cintas is a great place to work. It is a family, not just a company!"
Brad Feldtz, Sales Director Marketing - 22 Years of Service
Brad believes that, at Cintas, hard work and dedication are the main ingredients in success.
He says that the best part about working for Cintas is the partners. From the beginning of his
career 22 years ago, he remembers being impressed with the dedication and professionalism of Cintas
partners and knew then that this was the place for him.
Bobbie Guercio, Executive Administrative Assistant to GVP - 18 Years of Service
From her first role as a shop towel folder, and throughout her career, Bobbie has always been the
kind of partner every manager wants. Everyone in her operation sees Bobbie as the "go-to" person.
Bobbie believes that she has always been given the opportunity to prove herself and has always
received the support and confidence of her managers and fellow partners at Cintas.
Bob Ferraro, General Manager - 23 Years of Service
When Bob came to Cintas in 1984, he was simply looking for a job that would give him full-time
work with the flexibility to finish his undergraduate degree. Within months, he realized
that he had discovered an unbelievable career opportunity in what he calls a "fast-paced, growth-oriented
company that rewards its employees for performance." Bob claims at that point he knew
he was onto something great!
Danny Kelly, Maintenance Manager - 25 Years of Service
Danny started with a company Cintas acquired and progressed through the ranks of production.
When Cintas bought Danny's company,
his leadership ability was quickly recognized and he was promoted several more times. Danny credits his
success to the great partners surrounding him. He says, "When you are as fortunate as I am to work
with great partners, it is not hard to achieve your goals."
Stephen Walker, Service Manager - 18 Years of Service
Stephen is a tremendous asset to Cintas. Over his 18 years with the company, he has always been a
partner that could be counted on to get the job done. Stephen says, "There is no way for me to have
come this far without the support of my front-line partners and Cintas management. This support has
been invaluable and I greatly appreciate it. My family and I have been very blessed with the
opportunity to grow with a great company like Cintas."
Kristi Clement Williams, Director, Corporate Diversity & Inclusion – Corporate Office - 15 Years of Service
Cintas has trusted Kristi to work on many firsts in her career, since most of her
positions were newly created. For the last several years, Kristi has steered the way on
the company’s diversity and inclusion journey. From the chartering of our Diversity Committee,
to implementing our comprehensive Diversity & Inclusion Program, Kristi’s accomplishments have
positively impacted both Cintas and our partners. "We continue to strive to create a truly
diverse and inclusive environment for our partners. The opportunity for continued success is
limitless," says Williams.
Ken Greenfield, Assistant General Manager - 21 Years of Service
Ken started with Cintas as a 16-year-old boy washing trucks. In his years of service, he has
absorbed the skills and knowledge necessary to become the best at each position he held. Ken calls
Cintas a great company and says, "Cintas has provided me with exceptional training and support in
every job I have held." He feels he works with exceptional partners who achieve great things every day.
Scott Bryk, Service Manager - 16 Years of Service
Scott is the consummate team player and a loyal and dedicated partner. When he walked in the door
16 years ago as a wash room partner, Scott wanted to start a career with a solid company. "Cintas
has been that company," he says. "I have enjoyed working here in all of the positions that I have held."
Cheryn Swallow, Director of Contracts and Pricing - 26 Years of Service
Cheryn attributes her success at Cintas to her willingness to work hard in an environment that
has continually provided her with opportunities for more responsibility, greater challenges,
growth and learning. She has eagerly seized those opportunities and has earned the trust and
respect of her partners.
Tim Stoviak, Service Manager - 21 Years of Service
Over the course of 21 years, Tim's understanding of and ability to exceed what is expected of
him have resulted in his rise to service manager. He has developed a team of long-term, loyal
service sales representatives who enjoy their positions and the challenges that come with
Charlotte Wolff, Stockroom Manager - 40 Years of Service
As stockroom manager, Charlotte feels that without her partners, she could not have been successful.
They work as a team and everyone's input is important and contributes to the success of the department.
Speaking of her 40 years of service, Charlotte says, "I have always had the support and encouragement
of my managers."
Jeff Lindholm, Service Manager - 19 Years of Service
Jeff began his career at Cintas 19 years ago working part time while attending college. Jeff
believes that the number of different positions he has held over the years at Cintas has played a
role in his success. He says, "Each job that I have had has allowed me to see more clearly how the
various departments relate to and rely on each other."