Almost 20 years ago, when I entered this industry, it was a man's world. Customers were pleasant, but could not imagine that a woman could help them resolve the challenges they faced.
Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014
NAPW honors Connie S. Brookshire as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Mrs. Brookshire is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters.
"Almost 20 years ago, when I entered this industry, it was a man's world. Customers were pleasant, but could not imagine that a woman could help them resolve the challenges they faced," said Mrs. Brookshire.
"Over time, customers have learned that I could provide them with a wealth of valuable knowledge and information. They learned to trust and depend on me. Now, they come in or call and ask for me," she said. Mrs. Brookshire opened Professional Standard Chemical & Equipment three years ago. "We specialize in sales and distribution of equipment, chemicals, accessories and supplies for professional contractors in the cleaning, restoration and remediation industry, as well as for institutions, businesses, facilities, etc."
Professional Standard Chemical & Equipment is a full service distributor, providing everything their clients need to be successful in the areas of carpet, upholstery, tile and grout, natural stone and drapery cleaning, odor and stain removal, water damage and fire damage restoration, mold remediation and indoor air quality. Mrs. Brookshire and her staff have earned a reputation of being extremely knowledgeable, honest and dependable in meeting the needs of their clients. Mrs. Brookshire specializes in business growth and development, manages the business, consults with clients and vendors, coordinates educational and other events and works diligently to help her clients.
"It's exciting, we are growing and have plans to open additional locations, add new products to our Pro Standard chemical line. We're improving our on-line and social media presence and are ready to launch some new cutting-edge programs for our clients," she said
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