ICS Magazine

Doyle Bloss joins Bridgepoint Systems

November 5, 2003
Nov. 1 -- Bridgepoint Systems is proud and excited to announce a new addition to its executive team. R. Doyle Bloss will be joining Bridgepoint Systems as the Vice President of Education and Technical Resources to bring his 22 years of experience and innovative thinking to Bridgepoint's industry-leading educational and customer support systems.

Bloss has been a part of the cleaning and restoration industry for over 22 years. Together with his father, brother, and mother, he built one of the industry's most recognized manufacturing companies and led the way in the development of one of the industry's most comprehensive technical education programs. Bloss earned a business degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder. A widely known speaker in the cleaning and restoration industry, Bloss specializes in business issues surrounding marketing, management, and motivation. He has an intense interest in providing practical applications to help the professional cleaner and restorer find profitable solutions, and delivers it in a motivational and entertaining presentation.

Bloss is also a recognized technical speaker and instructor in carpet cleaning, commercial carpet cleaning, advanced spot and stain removal, upholstery and fabric cleaning, deodorization and odor control, and indoor environmental quality. He served on the final review committee for the IICRC Carpet Cleaning Standard S001 and is an approved IICRC instructor and Master Cleaning Technician. He also served as Chair of the IICRC Marketing Committee for three years. He recently served on the Charter Organizing Committee for the Connections Convention. In 2003, he was presented with an industry service award from the Professional Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners Association (PCUCA) for his many contributions to the cleaning and restoration industry.

When asked about his joining Bridgepoint Systems, Bloss stated: "I am tremendously excited at the opportunity that Bridgepoint has to solidify its leadership position in the cleaning and restoration industry. It is the customer service, educational, and customer support programs that Bridgepoint specializes in that have always been my greatest passion. The time is right for me to pursue new challenges and opportunities, and I look forward to continuing a long held tradition of helping cleaning and restoration professionals reach even higher levels in their own businesses."

Rob Hanks, President of Bridgepoint Systems, stated, "We are very excited to have attracted someone of Doyle's caliber. With Bridgepoint Systems growing as it is we find ourselves in need of great leadership. Doyle has always had a vision for our industry that matches that of Bridgepoint. His desire to help customers be more successful is what first attracted us to him. We consider it an important bonus that Doyle is also a gifted manager and he has a great feel for the technical side of the business."