Steve Hanson, I.C.E., is President of TheJanitorialStore.com and MyHouseCleaningBiz.com and has 27 years of experience as a building service contractor. His first company, Hanson Building Maintenance, Inc. was located in Boise, Idaho. The Hanson’s sold the company in 2002 to move back to the Midwest to be closer to family.
In 2002 Steve started Brainerd Lakes Cleaning and Supply, a commercial cleaning business, and janitorial supply house. The company is located in Brainerd, Minnesota and Hanson sold it in 2009.
Steve and his wife Jean launched TheJanitorialStore.com in 2005. The site continues to grow, with members in all 50 states and over 30 countries around the world. MyHouseCleaningBiz.com was launched in 2009. This website is exclusively for residential cleaning company owners.
Jean Hanson, I.C .E., is Vice-President and CFO of the company. Her background is in retail management and human resources management.
As well as running the cleaning companies with Steve, Jean owned a successful virtual assistant company for five years. She worked with speakers and coaches who owned online businesses. She managed the online marketing division of her clients’ businesses, which is what inspired her interest in helping building service contractors through an online subscription website. Jean closed the virtual assistant business in 2006 in order to work on TheJanitorialStore.com full-time.
Steve and Jean had always wanted to give back to the industry that had served them so well. So in 2005 they launched TheJanitorialStore.com, which is an online community for building service contractors. With so many residential cleaning business owners joining the site, they decided it was time to start another community just for them, MyHouseCleaningBiz.com.
In 2013 Jean became an Authorized Consultant for the Duct Tape Marketing Systems, created by John Jantsch, best selling author and popular keynote speaker.