Becky Kliss has extensive background in the Building Service Industry in Southwest Michigan and Northern Indiana. She was the CEO of Great Lakes Cleaning, Inc., starting the business herself in 1996 and selling in 2008 with over 200 customers. Great Lakes Cleaning provided commercial cleaning services, recycling programs, LEED EB consulting, matting solutions, and paper/dispenser efficiencies & upgrades. Kliss worked with Cascade Engineering and Stryker Medical on their LEED-EB projects, both being leaders in Michigan with their LEED-EB certification through the U.S. Green Building Council.
For seven years Kliss was Board President of Michigan's Great Southwest Sustainable Business Forum, & chaired the local chapter of Green Drinks through 2016. She is also on the Chemical Bank board of directors in her region. She is certified as a LEED AP O & M through U.S. Green Building Council (usgbc.org) and a CBSE (Certified Building Service Executive) through Building Service Contractors Association International (bscai.org).
In 2010, Kliss branched out from Great Lakes Cleaning to pursue her passion for Green and Sustainabiity efforts through her new company, Green Connection Inc.
Cascade Engineering, 1st LEED EB Platinum facility in Michigan. Grand Rapids MI Link: Cascadeng.com
Segura & Associates, 45 years experience in all segments of cleaning industry, including Walt Disney Pictures. Link: SeguraAssociates.com
Stryker Corporation, 1st Manufacturing facility in Michigan to receive the LEED EB O & M certification (Medical Division)