In this Live Q&A with Ettore, we catch up with Sheila Smeltzer the owner of A+ Pro Cleaning Services based out of North Carolina. The episode goes into how she go into the Window Cleaning Industry in 1999, her experiences as a women owned business in male dominant industry, how she grew her business and now including her daughters.
In this Live Q&A with Ettore, we catch up with Diane Smahlik who is the owner and currently works in customer service department. Wayne Schultz and Diane go over a few different topics that include growing up in the industry, family, business advice, and much more.
Listen to Diane Smahlik tell the infamous story of Ettore Sttecone hat. The hat that started it all for Ettore Products Company and the Window Cleaning industry.
"There's was a company based in New York who we still do business with called the J. Racenstein Company. They were called, what they called them not rag mongers, but something. They were in the rag business, and they sold stuff like that and everything. So he [Ettore] said that's who he had to get to sell his product. So he went back east and he went to [see] at the time George Racenstein."
In this segment of Ettore’s Live Q&A series, Executive Vice President Wayne Schultz speaks with Jacob Wallace of ABC Window Cleaning Supply. Jacob’s parents started ABC Window Cleaning Supply nearly 30 years ago. Today, Jacob is Vice President of his family’s business which has established itself as a leading supplier of window cleaning tools and accessories.