We value the dedication of our employees and the low rate of turnover. Our team has been with us an average of five years, and some as many as 15 years. Our staff is carefully screened and specially trained to work for AQC, and earns above average compensation/benefits to encourage longevity with the company.
President, Chief Executive Officer
Jillian is second-generation at this family business begun by her father, Bernard Albala, in 1975. She took the helm nearly two decades ago, and grew the company to its present level today—30+ employees. A hands-on executive, Jillian is a regular on-site presence at AQC jobs to ensure that quality is number one. She takes great pride in the fact that AQC is a women-owned business, and is an active member of the NAHB Professional Women in Building Council. The company is also a member of the Jackson Chamber of Commerce, the Community Assoc. Institute, and Jersey Shore Builders.
Chief Operating Officer
Joining AQC in 2008, Jeff handles sales and customer service. He also oversees daily operations and does periodic inspections and reports. Jeff is the AQC representative who will attend your HOA or Board meeting to get the latest updates that may drive changes in janitorial needs. His background is in property management, which allows him to anticipate client needs and ensure that AQC is addressing every detail
Senior Project Manager/Floorcare Specialist
Miguel came to AQC in 2002 and worked in the field as a maintenance technician. His attention to detail and extensive experience in every aspect of cleaning and floorcare has made him an asset to AQC. Promoted in 2008 to project manager, Miguel was given the responsibility of hiring and training of all cleaning staff members. He also handles cleaning product acquisition and testing. He works closely with the cleaning staff and conducts periodic inspections to ensure that any deficiencies are quickly corrected. Miguel truly understands the needs of our customers and is greatly respected by our maintenance staff.
Project Manager/Floorcare Specialist
Jimmy joined AQC since 2011 as a maintenance/repair tech and floorcare specialist. His 15+ years’ experience in the industry has made him proficient in every area of floorcare and maintenance repairs. Recently promoted to project manager, Jimmy is able to tap into his vast knowledge and customer service skills in overseeing the floorcare/maintenance division. The managers of the communities rely on Jimmy to keep their common areas fully maintained and in pristine condition.
Carmela has been a part of the AQC team since 2011. Her background as an administrator in the high-pressure world of Wall Street for 15 years, has groomed her to be able to handle anything that is thrown her way. Carmela is responsible for the daily office operations and procedures. She assists the field managers in successfully maintaining all of the AQC accounts. Her friendly demeanor shines through and she has received numerous compliments from our customers.