DCS supports property and facility managers in commercial real estate, education, transportation, and the public sector. Our team has extensive experience and can help make your cleaning better, faster, greener, safer and more cost-effective. DCS can help you:
Build a comprehensive cleaning plan
Clean for health (pandemic services)
Review the costs and effectiveness of your cleaning services
Upgrade your current contract, cleaning specifications and KPIs
Go to market with turnkey RFP services
Evaluate your cleaning quality
We also advise senior property managers and C-Suite executives on strategic issues including how to integrate cleaning into your ESG program.
Randy Burke is the founder of the company. DCS Global is an international custodial advisory company specializing in servicing property and facility management in janitorial RFPs, auditing, and cleaning for health. For over 25 years Randy has devoted his career to developing and improving the commercial cleaning industry. He has held senior executive positions with top International janitorial contracting companies. In 2014 Randy was contracted by BOMA China to write and implement the international janitorial standard for the Chinese commercial marketplace.
Recently, BOMA Canada has engaged his DCS to write the pandemic guide for 2020 and he is serving on the Covid-19 BOMA Canada working group. Randy also has been working closely with the Global Bio risk advisory Council and ISSA international combating Covid-19 in the commercial built environment.
Randy has held an active BOMA membership for over 25 years in addition to serving on the board of directors in Calgary. He was awarded the BOMA Calgary presidents Malcolm Bryce Award for outstanding contributions to BOMA. Most recently Randy and his wife Debbie have taken up residence in Toronto having moved DCS Global’s head office there.
André is a well experienced, bilingual, multi-faceted business professional in a number of domains. With over 30 years of mid to Senior Management positions, he has been on both sides of the commercial cleaning business paradigm; including Senior Commercial Operations and Project and Facility Management delivering solid results. André served as the Director of Operations Eastern Ontario with United Cleaning Services Limited, leading a Regional Team with over 50 major contracts to success with a large portfolio that included Loblaws, Home Depot, and Metro. He has also worked with such recognized brand names as McDonald’s, Tim Hortons, HMV, Grand & Toy and most recently St-Albert Cheese; André’s strengths are Customer Service, Team building, and empowering people to develop to their full potential. André enjoys life with his wife and 3 children in Ottawa, and looks forward to having a 4 season lakefront cottage to retire to in the future.
Patrick is a senior executive in the cleaning and facility services industry having worked for 2 global managed services organizations over the last 25 years servicing the healthcare sector, building services sector, education sector and remote camps. Patrick started his management career with Modern Building Cleaning as Operations Manager for GTA working his way up to Senior Vice President of Operations and most recently Executive Vice President Operational Excellence before joining DCS Global as Vice president Operations in July 2020.
Bill has served the facility management industry for 27 years, specifically in managing janitorial service. Over half of those years, he contracted, managed, and coached independent janitorial companies. This enabled the janitorial companies to compete and succeed in vertical markets that would normally have been unavailable to them.
Starting in St. Louis as a building supervisor for a family-owned janitorial company, he was promoted, relocated. Bill grew their branch in Indianapolis, opened new branches in Louisville and Columbus, Ohio, and became a partner. Over the next 20 years and three company acquisitions later, he built his regional client portfolio to a national footprint, managing janitorial service delivery in over 3,500 facilities, through more than 300 contractors, within 46 states as Vice President and Director of his division for ABM Industries, Inc. Outside his business relationships, Bill holds a position on the Board of Directors of the Mohave Sportsman Club, serves as Senior VP of the local VFW, and, along with his wife, thoroughly enjoys living near his children and their families in northwest Arizona.
35 years managing Buildings, and Grounds in Post-Secondary Institutions, responsible for managing large staff internally and externally overseeing the janitorial contracts. Audit and Verification Specialist and presently consulting in Western Canada.
David has 30 plus years as a Property and Facility Manager. He was with Public Works Canada as a Property Manager, Facility Manager and as an Asset Manager, for 23 years. He was with the University of Alberta for 5 years as the Cleaning Services Manager and as Building Services Manager. His experiences included responsibility for annual budgets, project management, maintenance inspections, contract management, in-house staffing, health, safety and security and for tendering & contract implementation. He is presently an independent consultant specializing in Lean Management.
Raelene worked for STARS Air Ambulance for 8 yrs in which she was Volunteer Coordinator for 4 of those years, Store merchandise manager for 1 year and Donations processing and administration before that. Previous to working for STARS, Raelene worked for Providence Management in administration and accounting. Raelene has extensive customer service, administration and bookkeeping experience. She is a wizard with layout and design, and very capable with QuickBooks, Simply Accounting, Excel, Word, Publisher, PowerPoint and more. She has worked in a number of small offices and knows how to manage the day to day operations and is able to multi task and fill in where ever needed.
Shawn joins DCS Global from the service and supply sector. With over 30 years’ involvement in commercial and industrial products, Shawn has extensive experience in commercial cleaning quality control, working with a variety of property management companies.” Shawn has a broad range of practical knowledge across a diverse range of industries including, Oil & Gas Production and Processing, Chemical, Pulp & Paper and Municipal Water and Waste Water applications. From concept to installation and start-up, Shawn has the experience to see your project through to successful completion. On-time and on budget are the key priorities in all Shawn’s endeavors with DCS Global.
Ashley received an undergraduate degree with Honours in commerce at Athabasca University and will be completing her major in Accounting this year. In addition, she completed 3 years in the Bachelor of Science program at the University of Calgary. During this time, she became educated in the design of chemical products that are both cost-effective and environmentally sensitive— “Green Chemistry.”
For two years, Ashley has executed contract work for DCS. She has more recently become a permanent member of the team. The services Ashley provides include LEED custodial effectiveness audits, social media work, various administrative tasks, and special projects.
Paul has spent over twenty-five years in the contract cleaning business from managing the housekeeping departments of hospitals to managing and directing cleaning companies.
Client satisfaction and bottom-line performance are basic. Paul has won several industry awards recognizing excellence in management, added to his ability to problem solve and to work with unionized workforces both in the private and public sectors.
Laura has been working in the commercial cleaning industry for over five years. Trained as a part-time commercial cleaner in 2007 for Diversified Building Maintenance in Calgary, Alberta, she was promoted to area supervisor in 2009.
In 2010, She started her own janitorial company called Pink Maid Inc. and secured a variety of commercial and residential clients.
Laura joined DCS Global Enterprise Inc, as a part-time consultant and received training at the Calgary head office in a variety of Janitorial Programs and Services. Laura now resides in Vancouver and continues with DCS as a cleaning consultant servicing clients, largely in the province of British Columbia.
Brandon has 17 years of experience running a janitorial and floor care business in Las Vegas, Nevada. He also consults many casinos and hotels in Las Vegas on the newest technologies and processes within the field. He is known in the industry as someone that studies his craft and it shows in the knowledge that he passes on to his employees and clients.
He chairs the scholarship program for the Boulder City Sunrise Rotary Club and enjoys doing charitable work within his community.
With all that he has accomplished Brandon will quickly tell you that his family is what brings him the most joy.
Chris is currently the Chicago Manager for DCS Global Enterprises. We provide the (APPA) Association of Physical Plant Administrators cleaning audits for the Chicago Public Schools.
Chris has worked in the Building Services Industry his entire career for the commercial, educational and health care sectors. In 2007 Chris founded Metropolitan Building Services Group consisting of four separate companies that provided Janitorial, Parking, Window Cleaning, and Security Services to commercial high rise office properties.
GLOBAL FACILITIES, CONSTRUCTION, CONSULTING & REAL ESTATE SERVCES PROFESSIONAL
Clarence A. Carson, CCA, CCP is a well-rounded and resourceful facilities, construction and real estate development professional with a demonstrated history of working in the multiple industries – Commercial Real Estate, K-12 Education, Government / Public, Utility / Power, Multi-Family Residential, Insurance, Healthcare, Higher Education, and beyond at both the project and executive levels. These levels involved skillset development in project management, pre-construction, budgeting / cost control, scheduling, contract negotiations / management, community affairs, audit, diversity & inclusion, risk mitigation, plus technical and relationship building expertise.
As a third generation legacy in this industry, Clarence is steeped in a hard work ethic, a strong value on education and a secure understanding in the dual importance of field operation efficiency and administrative excellence. Through this exposure, Clarence has participated in both tactical and strategic achievements to meet client targets, and is eager to transition these talents to all new opportunities and challenges.
Clarence received both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Construction Management with emphasis in Urban & Regional Planning and Facilities Management, along with being a Certified Construction Professional (CCP) and Certified Construction Auditor (CCA). He previously worked as the Chief Facility Officer for Chicago Public Schools, the nation’s 3rd largest school district at approximately 74M SF. He has served as a Global Risk Lead Consultant of Allianz Global Corporate Specialty; and President & Lead Consultant of CCRS Group. Other volunteering activities include serving as an Executive Board Member of the YMCA of Metro Chicago, The People’s Music School, and President’s Council and Black Creativity Advisory Committee at the Museum of Science & Industry. Additionally, Clarence was an IMPACT Fellow & Board Member of the Chicago Urban League in Partnership with University of Chicago Executive MBA Program, Co-Founder of the African American Student Mentoring Program (AASMP) at Michigan State University, Alumni Board Member of Michigan State University’s Construction Management Program, and is a very active participant in the school and business community.
Clarence lives in Chicago, where he is married and a proud father of two.