Our Leadership Team is Entirely Focused on Your Success
Chief Executive Officer
Founder and CEO Jeff Dudan is responsible for the direction, development, and expansion of the AdvantaClean network starting with its inception in 1994. Jeff's focus on developing the AdvantaClean brand centers around building leaders, lean operations coupled with metrics-driven testing and measurement, servant leadership, and perhaps most importantly, corporate culture. Under Jeff's leadership, the AdvantaClean network has grown to over 200 franchise locations nationwide since 2008. Jeff holds a bachelor's degree in Marketing from Appalachian State University.
Matt has a 20-year career success track in franchising, home improvement, marketing, ops and Entrepreneurship. Matt has served as the founder and CEO of the Painting Pros, President of Carolina Home Services (franchisee), and Brand President and Chief Operating Officer of Five Star Painting, a Dwyer group company. Matt is also a certified franchising executive (CFE) through the International Franchise Association and a licensed general contractor. Matt’s success record performing in highly competitive environments in the military, as a franchisee, and as a franchisor lends value to helping business owners succeed.
Vice President of Operations
Chris Stefanco serves as the Vice President of Operations working with our Franchise Business Coaches and owners, helping them to grow their businesses. Previously, he has served as Director of Technical Operations and Training from 2006 - 2017. Chris oversees and conducts the hands-on and classroom training for all new franchise owners and provides ongoing coaching and project support for our Franchise Business Coaches and franchises nationwide. Chris has served as a Senior Project Manager for our affiliate, Loss Construction, and Recovery, Inc since 1999. His role has been managing and overseeing large-scale commercial, industrial and government projects across the US. He holds water and fire certifications through IICRC and is NADCA trained. He also is a Certified CMA & CMR for mold and holds an OSHA 10 & 30-hour certification and is an OSHA construction outreach trainer.
Chief Technology Officer
Tony comes to AdvantaClean highly qualified. He is a serial entrepreneur and a strategy consultant since 1988. His fields of experience span from technology disciplines such as microwave transmission, medical imaging, and data center operations to disciplines like business building, marketing, and project management. As an entrepreneur, Tony founded eight companies in industries such as remote sensing, healthcare networks, medical imaging, bank technology, cloud services, internet access (both wired and wireless), data center services, communications, and logistics.
Director of Call Center Operations
Hillary brings a wide range of knowledge and experience to her role as Director of Call Center Operations. She manages a team of highly qualified customer care representatives, ensuring every franchisee and customer who calls into the center is taken care of and satisfied. Hillary has held supervisory and directorial positions with Child and Youth Services on Fort Carson military base in Colorado Springs, CO and with the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region managing up to 72 employees at a time.
Director of Finance and Accounting
Lindsay Simms has served as the Director of Finance and Accounting for AdvantaClean Systems, Inc. and our affiliate, Loss Control and Recovery, Inc. since February 2009. Prior to joining AdvantaClean, Lindsay served for seven years as Accounting Manager of Detroit Speed and Engineering, Inc. Lindsay oversees all financial functions of the company including accounting, budget, credit, insurance, tax, treasury and human resources. She also provides training and field support to franchise owners nationwide. Lindsay holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and enjoys sharing her knowledge to help support and grow franchise owners nationwide.