Servicon Systems Inc. Chairman Michael Mahdesian has been nominated and confirmed to serve as a member of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce (LACC) Board of Directors for a three-year term, beginning in 2017.
“I am honored and proud to support the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce as a new member of the executive board,” said Mr. Mahdesian. “My experience and values are aligned with the Chamber’s efforts to promote business growth and support the business community as a way to improve the quality of life and build stronger communities in this great city,” he added. In his new role, Mr. Mahdesian is active in advocating for resources from the State of California for health care and transportation in Los Angeles.
Mr. Mahdesian brings to LACC an impressive record of business achievements and service. In 1986, he founded Pacifica Consulting Services, today Servicon's Supply and Equipment Division. Appointed in 1993 as Deputy Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Bureau of Humanitarian Response, Mr. Mahdesian oversaw the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and the Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI), and was actively involved in the U.S. response to crises in Haiti, Rwanda, Bosnia, Kosovo and the Congo. He rejoined Servicon in 2000 as Director of Servicon's Business Development and Corporate Strategy, and became Chairman of Servicon in 2000. Mr. Mahdesian is a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy, and serves on the Board of Advisors of the University of California and of the Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Public Affairs, the Boards of the Los Angeles Business Council and the Democracy Council, and as Chair of Operation USA.
About Servicon Systems, Inc.
Servicon Systems, Inc., founded in 1973, is an innovative and integrated provider of sustainable custodial solutions, and was the first to implement groundbreaking “green cleaning,” that set new standards for the industry. The company services more than 100+ million square feet for a multitude of private and public industries, including aerospace, high-tech, biotech, healthcare and refineries, delivering integrated facility solutions and expertise in complex, critical environments. Servicon also owns a supply distribution division, Servicon Supplies, an epoxy flooring division, Servicon Floor Coatings and a homes division for homes/apartments, airbnb listings and turnover cleaning, Servicon Homes.