CSCNetwork's Board of Directors has announced the appointment of laundry industry veteran David Bernstein as the next General Manager effective May 17th. He replaces Jamey Cashman, who recently retired after 12 years of service to the organization and its members. Bernstein is known to CSC members and suppliers not only as a CSC supplier, but also as a speaker and trainer at CSC events, seminars and congresses.
Bernstein will oversee CSCNetwork's mission to help members compete and grow their businesses profitably. This is exactly what the organization has been doing since 1979. CSCNetwork has enabled independent laundry workers to negotiate supplier prices, provide hands-on training, and connect with other companies. open-minded professionals. Membership consists of more than 180 independent rental laundries in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico that specialize in uniform and linen rental and dust control.
Ed Heilman, President of the CSC Board of Directors, commented, “We have had a lot of interest and a competitive field for this position, but David brings a unique and powerful set of skills, training and experience that uniquely qualifies him to be our CEO . He has extensive industry experience, is a strong leader, excellent manager, has a reputation for honesty and integrity, and comes into play with lifelong personal and professional relationships with many of our members and suppliers. "
Bernstein is in its third decade of professional service to the laundry industry. As a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, David has experience in the manufacture and specification of machines, in technical consulting, in the administration and monitoring of associations, in event planning, in customer service and in sales, in laundry planning, in process improvement, in Operation and in technology. Known as a volunteer and advocate in the industry, he has received numerous industry awards, served on industry boards, led task forces and committees, and is a frequent and sought-after speaker, writer, and educator.
"I'm very excited to be joining CSC as the new Managing Director," said Bernstein. “This is a challenging time for independent laundries and CSC is the best resource for making sure independent businesses stay strong. Working with the experienced and talented staff at CSC, I will work to improve CSC's industry-leading purchasing programs, education, and networking opportunities so we can continue to provide the resources our members need to be competitive, grow and Increase Profits. "
In making the decision to seek the position, Bernstein referred to his role as a former employee of the Uniform and Textile Services Association (UTSA) and his role as a volunteer leader and instructor for numerous industry associations, including CSC.