Meet the Executive Team

Clean Team is a leading regional commercial janitorial company headquartered in the Toledo, Ohio area.

We have area offices and provide commercial cleaning services in Battle Creek, Detroit, Cleveland, Columbus, Evansville, Findlay, Fort Wayne, Fremont, Indianapolis, Lansing, North Jersey, Saginaw and Toledo, Traverse City, outlying areas of those cities.

Our Executive Management team provides decades of experience and are committed to providing industry leading service.

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Bob Armbruster, CEO

Bob founded Clean Team in 1996 and has over 20 years of experience in the janitorial industry. He is an active member of various industry organizations, including the Building Service Contractors Association (BSCAI).

He has spoken on several topics related to the janitorial industry at BSCAI conventions and industry magazines have interviewed Bob for articles highlighting his unique approach to customer service.

Bob has also participated in product testing and development in the janitorial industry. In 2009, Bob was inducted into the Entrepreneurial & Business Excellence Hall of Fame for his work at Clean Team.

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Scott Webb, COO

Scott has responsibility for Operations, Finance, HR and Sales, focusing on sales growth and ensuring that existing customers always receive the best service possible from Clean Team.

Originally from Connecticut, Scott studied Business Administration at Southern Connecticut University. He now resides in Oakland County Michigan with his wife and 3 children.

In his free time, Scott enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling and watching his kids sporting events.

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Dave Pruss, CFO

419-460-9691 | d.pruss@cleanteamclean.com

Dave is responsible for all financial and purchasing aspects of the company, ensuring that our customers, vendors, and employees receive the best service possible from Clean Team.

Dave earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Bowling Green State University and has over 30 years of experience in financial and operational management. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

In his free time, Dave enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 daughters. He also enjoys playing golf and camping.

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Jim Armbruster, VP of Sales

Jim is responsible for the growth of sales and for ensuring that existing customers always receive the best service possible from Clean Team.

Jim earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Toledo.

In his free time, Jim enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and son. Jim also enjoys coaching basketball at St. John's Jesuit Academy.

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Steve Garcia, VP of Operations

Steve is responsible for customer retention and ensuring we are providing the best quality and experience for our partners we work with.

Steve has 30+ years of industry experience and has BSCAI's Certified Building Service Executive (CBSE) designation which is the most prestigious symbol of excellence in the commercial cleaning industry.

In Steve's free time he enjoys spending time with all of his children and grandchildren!

General Managers

Call your local Clean Team office for a janitorial services quote or click below for an easy online request.

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Nicholas Bolzman, General Manager

Nicholas is responsible for developing and expanding business in the Battle Creek and Southwest Michigan territory by providing the highest quality services to our clients. He is responsible for managing all aspects of the business within this area.

A graduate of Saginaw Valley State University, Nicholas earned a B.A. in Communication and Business Management. He has an extensive background in sales and operations. He is customer focused and driven to be successful.

In his free time, Nicholas enjoys spending time with friends and family, sports, and traveling.

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Kurt Olson, General Manager

Kurt is responsible for developing and expanding business in Columbus and surrounding areas by providing the highest quality services to our clients. He is responsible for managing all aspects of this branch.

Kurt has an extensive background in customer relations, sales, marketing, and operations management of complex projects.

Kurt has grown up in Columbus in which he has lived all his life. In his free time, Kurt enjoys spending time with his wife and teenage daughter and son. He also enjoys watching and cheering on The Ohio State Buckeyes.

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Jeff Wind, General Manager

Jeff has an extensive background in sales, marketing, and operations management. He is focused on the customer and driven to be successful.

Jeff is a graduate of the University of Missouri - St. Louis Campus with a degree in Business Administration / Management.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and family, sports-related activities and traveling

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Andrew Thavenius, General Manager

Andrew is responsible for overseeing the growth, retention and service of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania regions. His extensive background in sales and operations make him a great fit to take this market to a new level.

With his Bachelor's degree from Saint Thomas Aquinas College, Andrew is very competitive and strives to be number one.

In his spare time he enjoys mountain climbing, the outdoors, and living life to its fullest.

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Chris Higgins, General Manager

    Chris is responsible for overseeing the growth, retention and service in Evansville, IN and surrounding areas by providing the highest quality service to our clients. He is responsible for managing all aspects of the Evansville Branch.
    Chris is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in Marketing Management. He has over 15 years of customer service and management experience.In his free time, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and five kids, playing/watching sports, and traveling.
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Lyle Kandell, General Manager

Lyle is responsible for developing and expanding business in Cincinnati, Dayton, and Northern Kentucky by providing the highest quality of services to our clients. He is responsible for managing all aspects of the greater Cincinnati branch.

Lyle has 25 plus years of successful multi-unit management in a fortune 500 environment. He has an extensive background as a leader as well as operations and is committed to providing world-class customer service which are all key to his success.

Lyle graduated from Florida International University with a degree in Business Administration/Management.

In his free time Lyle enjoys spending time with his wife and three children as well as traveling and cheering on the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Robert Thompson, General Manager

Robert is responsible for developing and expanding business in Indianapolis and surrounding areas by providing the highest quality service to our clients. He is responsible for managing all aspects of the Indianapolis Branch.

Robert's degree is from Indiana University in Marketing/Management. He has over 30 years with an extensive retail background in marketing, category management and multi-unit operations.

In his free time Robert enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and softball along with other outdoor activities.

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Gloria Sanchez, General Manager

Gloria is responsible for developing and expanding business in Albuquerque, NM and surrounding areas by providing the highest quality services to our clients. She is responsible for managing all aspects for this branch.

Gloria lives in Albuquerque since 2004 and is a graduate of International Business College.

Gloria has worked in the janitorial industry since 2007.

Gloria has 20 + years of extensive experience in operations, management, customer retention, sales, budgeting and leadership,

In her free time, Gloria enjoys spending time with family, gardening and working on DIY home projects.

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John Lemire, General Manager

John is responsible for developing and expanding business in Findlay and surrounding areas by providing the highest quality services to our clients. He is responsible for managing all aspects of this branch.

John has 25 years combined sales, management, and operator experience in multiple Fortune 100 retail environments. He has a passion for customers, employee development and is operationally driven.

In his free time, John enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, attending their sporting events, and playing competitive backyard games.

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Kyle Christian, General Manager

Kyle grew up in Buffalo NY. He enjoys spending free time with his wife and two daughters traveling and exploring our national park systems and cheering on the Buffalo Bills!

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Michael Watson, General Manager

  • Toledo, Ohio
  • 419-466-2339 | M.Watson@cleanteamclean.com
  • Michael is responsible for developing and expanding business in Toledo and surrounding areas by providing the highest quality services to our clients. He is responsible for managing all aspects of this branch.

    Michael has an extensive background in customer relations, sales, marketing, operations management and training with 15+ years as a multi-unit manager.

    Michael has been in the Toledo area for the past 20+ years. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his three grown children and their families. He also enjoys camping on the weekends.

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Fenton Hanchett, General Manager

Fenton has lived in the Fremont/Tiffin area for more than 10 years. He graduated from Tiffin University with a Bachelor of Business Administration.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and traveling to his children’s various sporting events!

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Andrew Cromwell, General Manager

Andrew has an extensive background in retail management and operational management. He spent most of his past with Dick's Sporting Goods where he served in the Operations Manager and Loss Prevention Roll.

In his free time he loves spending time with his family and visiting coffee shops with his wife. He is also a passionate outdoorsman and loves watching and playing competitive sports. He would also love to improve his golf game!

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Jim Armbruster, VP of Sales

  • Youngstown
  • 419-340-6918 | j.armbruster@cleanteamclean.com
  • Jim is responsible for the growth of sales and for ensuring that existing customers always receive the best service possible from Clean Team.

    Jim earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Toledo.

    In his free time, Jim enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and son. Jim also enjoys coaching basketball at St. John's Jesuit Academy.

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Lisa Bush, General Manager

  • Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 616-204-1739 | l.bush@cleanteamclean.com
  • Lisa Bush recently promoted from Operations Manager to General Manager!

    Lisa graduated from Lee High School in 1994 and earned a certificate in a 2-year co-op business class.

    Lisa's background includes 32 years in the restaurant industry. She began at the age of 16 and by age of 19 she became a general manager and worked her way up to a national certified training manager. In 2008, she won the regional certified training manager award. This led to her promotion as an area manager for Arby's and overseeing 7-10 restaurants.

    Lisa started working for Clean Team as the operation manager in July 2022. Lisa's hard work and dedication piloted her into being promoted to Grand Rapids General Manager in January 2024.

    In her free time, She loves spending time with family dinners, golfing, going on nature walks, and golfing.

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Paul Alioto, General Manager

Cleveland Youngstown

216-509-0427 | p.alioto@cleanteamclean.com

Paul is responsible for developing and expanding business in the Cleveland /Akron and Youngstown areas by providing the highest quality services to our clients. He is responsible for managing all aspects of this branch.

Paul has over 35 years of hands-on experience in sales management across retail, wholesale, and manufacturing operations.

In his free time, Paul enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling and watching all Cleveland sports teams.

Contact our sales team today to learn how Clean Team can service your facility!

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General Manager Quarterly Update and Training

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Golden Toilet Award Recipients: Gloria, Peggy, John, Michael

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General Managers & Executive Team

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Leadership team after our quarterly EOS planning meeting. L-R: Scott, Steve, Wendy, Bob, Jim, Dave.

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Kurt (General Manager) and Jim (Operations Manager) at the BOMA (Building Owners Managers Association) Columbus Vendor Expo on April 19th downtown Columbus.

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BSCAI / ISSA convention in Chicago

[Left to Right] Jim Armbruster (VP of Sales), Scott Webb, Chief Operating Officer and Bob Armbruster, CEO

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The Columbus Facilities Expo at the Boathouse Convention Center.

[Left to Right] Kurt Olson, Jim Armbruster, Dustin Taylor.