Palm Beach Gardens, FL, July 14, 2022
Michael Erstad has joined the highly-respected team at America’s Best Cleaners as their new Production Management and Mechanical Consultant.
Michael has extensive experience pertaining to all facets of the dry cleaning industry. From the boiler room to the board room, he has developed extensive knowledge throughout his career. A graduate of North Seattle College, he has held various leadership positions including General Manager of Blue Sky Cleaners and Owner/ Operator of National Drycleaners which he led for over 25 years. Specializing in high-end garment care, he developed a strong reputation for his attention to detail and has transitioned his focus to bridal care. He currently owns Seattle Wedding Dress Specialist, Seattle’s premier bridal gown service, which he operates with his two sons.
Michael’s expertise in the dry cleaning industry expands into the equipment sales and distribution space. He is a certified Meile Technician, SystemK4 Deployment specialist, and has been a start-up and systems trainer for the King County and state of Washington wet cleaning grant program deploying the Kreussler/Miele Lanadol Wet Cleaning system.
He is passionate about the mountains. He has trained and guided climbers through Mount Rainier for over 15 years and is currently a volunteer with the King County Search and Rescue. His experience in the mountains has taught him how to teach and lead people to reach their goals and personal summits as well as how to manage teams through challenging situations in a calm and professional manner.
Michael Erstad shared, “I’m excited to be part of the ABC team. I have always had much respect for the way ABC supports and educates its clients. It truly is enjoyable working with people that have such a passion for seeing hard-working people succeed!”
Executive Director Chris White said, “I have been fortunate to have worked with Mike in a variety of operational situations over the last ten years and have always been impressed with his approach, demeanor and the level of knowledge he is able to instill in the people he trains. Mike will play a key role in helping us improve affiliate management teams and consulting clients with his extensive workflow, mechanical and management knowledge. He has decades of experience from successfully owning and managing dry cleaners of all sizes and is an expert in all of the latest technologies that are in high demand.”
Michael is excited to further enhance America’s Best Cleaners position in the industry and looks forward to sharing his knowledge in production management and equipment maintenance with the Affiliates of ABC.
Erstad added, “Now as a part of this group I am looking forward to working with some of the best cleaners in the business and help solve problems or even just provide support and guidance in implementing SOPs.”
As the new Production Management and Mechanical Consultant of America’s Best Cleaners, Michael joins an exclusive group of dry cleaning experts in the United States.
Please welcome Michael Erstad to America’s Best Cleaners!
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