Los Angeles, CA – Brian Johnson has joined The Ashkin Group, the leading advocate for green cleaning and sustainability in the professional cleaning industry, as the organization’s new Director of Sustainable Practice.
Johnson is a 30-year veteran of the Green and sustainability movements.
He began his career leading the City of Santa Monica’s Green procurement and Green Cleaning efforts; was a lecturing professor at Loyola Marymount University in Westchester, Calif., teaching Environmental Science courses for undergraduates; and recently was Deputy Director at the California Environmental Protection Agency.
During his accomplished career, Johnson has worked with custodial workers, business executives, and elected officials regarding a host of Green and sustainability projects.
“I have known Brian for more than 25 years,” says Stephen Ashkin, President of The Ashkin Group. “I have seen firsthand all that he has accomplished and his commitment to Green and sustainability issues. Together, I think we will make an excellent team.”
Adds Johnson, “Steve and I have always had similar goals and it is our shared desire to accelerate the adoption of Greener technologies, help organizations become more sustainable, reduce environmental impacts, and improve their bottom line.”
About Stephen Ashkin and The Ashkin Group
Stephen P. Ashkin is president of The Ashkin Group, a consulting firm specializing in Greening the cleaning industry, and CEO of Sustainability Dashboard Tools, which helps facilities monitor and measure their use of natural resources. He is known as the “father of Green Cleaning” and the professional cleaning industries leading advocate promoting sustainability. He is also coauthor of both The Business of Green Cleaning and Green Cleaning for Dummies