Dick Ollek, President

"If the other guy’s getting better,
then you’d better be getting better
faster than the other guy’s getting
better – or you’re getting worse."
- Tom Peters

"If you can change your mind,
I can change your income."
- Dick Ollek

"Train your people well enough so
they can leave. Treat them well
enough so they don't want to."

- Richard Branson

About Consultants In Cleaning

Richard D. Ollek, CBSE

Dick entered the building service industry right out of college in 1963 when he accepted the position of financial manager for a sanitary supply and building service contracting company in Wichita, Kansas.

In 1972 he founded his own building service contracting firm and served as CEO until selling it in 2005. Beginning in 1994 he also started providing consulting services along with training and educational workshops to contractors, manufacturers, and distributors throughout the United States.

After selling his company in 2005, Dick founded Consultants In Cleaning, LLC  where he now serves as senior consulting partner offering marketing, human resource, operations, and administration assistance as well as training and educational workshops.

Consultants In Cleaning, LLC also offers quality interactive CDs and DVDs dedicated to maximizing the value of an organization. Click here to order.

In addition, Dick has authored 3 highly successful books—Selling Contract Cleaning Services 101, Finding, Training, and KEEPING Great Service Employees 101, and The Do’s and Don’ts of Contract Cleaning From One Who Did and Didn’t. These books are also available on the web site. In addition, he authors a weekly blog that is posted on Linkedin and also to the blog section of his web site.

Dick has also partnered with Don’t Panic Productions and its CEO, David Holly to produce a weekly pod cast of relevant information to the industry. These free pod casts are short, concise, informative subjects and can be heard at www.tripodcast.com.

Dick is a Certified Building Service Executive (CBSE) and has served as President of the Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI).

Year after year, Dick continues to be one of the most highly rated speakers at various industry conventions, workshops, and seminars. He is in high demand by individual companies where he conducts one and two day workshops that continue to earn him return engagements.
Dick can be reached by clicking here or though email at dickollek43@aol.com.