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 over 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
Sr. Operations Manager
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. 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.
Jerome Quagliozzi was hired as a field employee in June 2019. Jerome quickly impressed our Senior Managers with his professionalism and dedication. We promoted Jerome on October 1, 2019 to Field Supervisor, and he has risen to the challenge of this new position, as we knew he would. Jerome trains all field employees and conducts routine inspections at every community we serve. A true team player, Jerome is a wonderful addition to the AQC team, and we appreciate his enthusiasm and hard work.
Mary Zirpoli joined Affordable Quality Cleaning in January 2019 as Office Manager. Mary has an extensive background in office management and contract administration. With 30+ years of experience as a customer liaison, she is the critical link between our customers and AQC managers and supervisors. Mary is the glue that keeps us organized and functioning at the highest of standards.