Name: Brett Van Beever
Company: ECOlogic Ltd
Location: 56 Roland Street, Charlestown MA
Place of birth: Bangor, Maine
Family: Wife of 21 years, 3 Daughters
College: University of Rhode Island
First job unrelated to your current field: U.S. Air Force
First job in current field: Milliken & Company – Apparel Fabrics
What your firm does now and its plans for the future? As part of milliCare, the national leader in commercial floor care, we deliver environmentally-focused technologies to clean over 40 million SF annually. We are developing a division to safely maintain stone floors like polished concrete and Terrazzo, and luxury vinyl tile (LVT).
Hobbies: Anything outdoors with my family, especially skiing and sailing
Favorite novel: I have many. My favorite author, Bryce Courtney, was a great story teller and created stories that let you escape, like Power of One and Potato Factory.
Favorite film: I don’t have just one
Keys to success: Just Care – for family, employees, customers, earth
Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Nelson Mandela – I witnessed the transition from freedom to forgiveness while working for Milliken in South Africa.
If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Ski Bum/ Sailor