Business Spotlights

Todd and Debra Whitehill Evan Whitehill Tom Aumiller McPherson Express Laundry Center McPherson, Kan. Before Getting into the Laundry Business… Todd and Evan Whitehill also own an independent insurance agency. Tom Aumiller is a facilities manager. And Debra Whitehill is the laundry’s ...
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Dr. Nick Ogunmola Laundry Clinic Haltom City, Texas Before Getting into the Laundry Business… Dr. Ogunmola is currently a pediatric gastroenterologist at Cook Children’s Hospital in Ft. Worth, Texas. Store Opening The Laundry Clinic opened on August 20, 2016. Business Hours ...
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Dan Thanh Dang, Gary Miller, BangTam Miller and Quynh Simon Wash-N-Fold Express Edgewood, Md. Before Getting into the Laundry Business… All of the store’s owners are still employed full-time outside of the laundry business. Dan Thanh Dang, a former newspaper reporter, is currently a ...
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Joseph Basile The Laundry Tub Lantana, Fla. Before Getting into the Laundry Business… Basile is also a general contractor and property developer. Store Opening June 2015 Business Hours 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. daily Staff Three full-time attendants, working ...
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Wayne and Nick Bernaiche Clean n Green Laundromat, LLC Glastonbury, Conn. Business Philosophy and Vision “Our vision for this store – and the trend we see occurring around the country with other new successful ventures – is that pride in the business, above and beyond customer service, ...
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Curtis Berger Earlybird Laundromat Teaneck, N.J. Before Getting into the Laundry Business… Curtis earned a CPA from Villanova University and worked in mortgage-backed securities in New York City until he decided to move to New Jersey and open a laundromat. Store Opening October ...
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Jeff and Annette Freking Perry Creek Laundromat Sioux City, Iowa Before Getting into the Laundry Business… Jeff continues to crop farm and also owns several rental properties. Annette worked as an RN at a local hospital for many years, but has just recently left the nursing field. ...
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Ross G. Rose Grande Laundry Place San Marcos, Calif. Before Getting into the Laundry Business… Mr. Rose has been in the laundry business for 25 years. Store Opening October 2014 Business Hours 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily Staff Grande Laundry Place employs ...
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Ryan and Bernadette Hansen Dirty Bird Laundry Fresno, Calif. www.DirtyBirdLaundry.com Before Getting into the Laundry Business… Ryan was the operations manager for a produce distributor, and Bernadette worked at Costco. Store Openings Store 1: November 2009 - Fresno ...
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Laundry City

John Pinnock Laundry City Baltimore, Md. Before Getting into the Laundry Business… Pinnock was a consulting arborist, as well as involved in real estate investment. Store Opening November 15, 2014 Business Hours Laundry City is open 24 hours a day, seven days ...
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Owners: Chance and Janine Stone Laundry: Topical Laundry Location: Holly Hill, Florida Before Getting into the Laundry Business… The Stones previously owned a surf shop in the Florida panhandle. Currently, Chance also is a territory manager for a food distribution ...
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Originally posted - Feb 25, 2014 As the president of Alabama-based Joy Enterprises, Mark Joy is clearly one of the leaders within the franchised fast-food business in his state. With nearly 20 Subway restaurants, a half dozen Long John Silver’s locations and a couple of TCBY frozen yogurt ...
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Originally posted - Jan 27, 2014 After years of unclogging other people’s pipes as a licensed master plumber, Florida’s Willy Gibson turned his attention to a completely different type of pipe, as the co-owner – along with his wife Margie – of a Pensacola-based smoke shop, Big Bubba’s Discount ...
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Originally posted - Dec 20, 2013 When the Tasty Baking Company (makers of the popular Tastykake line of snack foods) decided to relocate its production facility, the move opened up a 30-acre parcel of prime real estate in northern Philadelphia, where the company’s original factory had ...
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Giving Back

Originally posted - Nov 19, 2013 Jeff Lindemann likes to say that he’s probably not the best businessman. However, the facts are the facts. And the former police officer and his wife, Mandy, currently own and operate not one or two – but three – successful businesses in Berlin, ...
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Originally posted - Sep 24, 2013 Avenue Coin Laundry in Libertyville, Ill., opened its doors for the first time this past July. However, store owner Ron Parsons is hardly new to the self-service laundry industry. “In 1979, I bought a place called the Carousel Coin Laundry, ...
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Lesson Learned

Originally posted - Aug 26, 2013 Before her retirement this past January, Colleen Unema had spent decades as a nationally certified high school science teacher in Bellingham, Wash. However, it was a self-imposed break from teaching that actually prepared Unema for her “encore career” ...
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Originally posted - Aug 06, 2013 At first glance, Bronxville, N.Y., is perhaps one of the last places one would even consider opening a coin laundry. According to the most recent U.S. Census figures, the median household income in Bronxville is $144,940, and the median family income ...
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Originally posted - Jun 14, 2013 Mischelle Romesberg is accustomed to taking matters into her own hands. As director of plant operations for the personal care branch of Energizer Holdings, she’s responsible for making sure some of today’s leading over-the-counter pharmaceutical brands ...
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Originally posted - May 24, 2013 When it comes to a new business venture, Danny Delmarco is a big believer in doing one’s homework. So, when he and his business partner, Lloyd Webb, decided to open a self-service laundry – in a building co-owned by Webb and Delmarco’s father, Robert ...
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