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Technicians
Luis Barrios (Assistant)

Luis was born in Guatemala and has been with us for 6 months. He is in training to become a lead technician. He loves to play soccer and hang out with his family and friends. Luis also likes to travel and take family trips.

 

 

 

 

 

Arturo Aguilar (Senior Technician)

Arturo was born in Mexico and has been with the company for 13 years. He is one of our Master Rug Technicians and is certified to clean rugs, carpet, upholstery, hard surfaces, wood floors, and commercial textiles. He loves spending time with his family, especially his daughters.

 

 

 

 

 

Benjamin Centeno (Master Rug Technician)

Benji has been with us for 18 years. He is a senior technician as well as a Master Rug Technician. He specializes in carpet, upholstery, rug and commercial cleaning. In his free time, he likes to hang out with his family and friends.

 

 

 

 

 

Dennis Barrios (Senior Technician)

DB was born in Guatemala and has been with us for 18 years. He is certified in cleaning carpet, hard surfaces, upholstery, and commercial textiles. He loves being with his family and playing soccer.

 

 

 

 

Eduardo Castillo (Senior Technician)

Eduardo was born in El Salvador and has been with Clean As A Whistle for 9 years. He has 20 years of experience in the cleaning industry. He is certified in upholstery and stone cleaning. He enjoys drawing and graphic design. Two of his favorite hobbies are writing poetry and cars — Shelby Mustangs to be exact. His motto is: “I will not leave the job until the client is satisfied.”

 

 

 

 

Javier Barrios (Assistant)

Javier was born in Guatemala and has been with us for 6 months. He is in training to become a lead technician. He enjoys listening to music, watching movies, and playing soccer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jermaine Every (Textile and Hard Surface Consultant)

Jermaine was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He has been with us for 14 years. He is currently our textile consultant, but he has served the company in numerous capacities over the years. He is a loving father and husband who enjoys sports talk radio and sports blog writing.

 

 

 

 

Johnny Macias (Senior Technician)

Johnny was born in Ecuador and has been with us for 8 years. He is one of our Master Rug Technicians and is certified in rugs, carpet, upholstery and odor control. His hobby is anything that deals with cars!

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin Compean (Senior Technician)

Kevin was born and raised in Rosenberg and has been with us for 6 years. He is a senior technician that specializes in upholstery and carpet cleaning. Kevin loves to fish and enjoys working on cars and being outdoors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lazaro Alas (Senior Technician)

Laz has been with the company for 10 years. He is certified to clean carpet, hard surfaces, upholstery, and commercial textiles. He enjoys going to art exhibits in his free time and loves to paint. His other hobbies also include fitness and learning about cars.

 

 

 

 

Tim Christopoulos (Senior Technician)

Tim was born and raised in Rosenberg and has been with us for 6 years. He is certified to clean carpet and upholstery. For fun, he loves to play basketball, football, and baseball. Tim especially likes to teach his son baseball.

 

 

 

 

 

Tony Nunez (Rug Technician)

Tony was born in Mexico and has been with the company for 18 years. He is one of our rug technicians who loves and takes pride in working with us. His passion is playing the guitar and singing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eric Gomez (Senior Technician)

Eric was born and raised in Houston, TX. He has been with Clean As A Whistle for 10 years. He is certified in carpet repair and re-installation and certified to clean hard surfaces, carpet and upholstery. His passion is helping kids with sports and his dream is to open up a sports academy for kids to stay out of trouble.

 

 

 

 

Nestor Martinez (Intermediate Technician)

Nestor was born in El Salvador and has been working with Clean As A Whistle since 2008. He is certified in carpet, upholstery, and odor control. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and children.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silvio Castro (Lead Assistant)

Silvio was born in El Salvador and has been with us for 19 years. He is certified to clean carpet, upholstery, hard surfaces, wood floors, and commercial textiles. On the weekends he likes to stay home and relax with family and friends.

 

 

 

 

Rogelio Serrano (Lead Assistant)

Roge was born in El Salvador and has been with us for 23 years. He is certified to clean carpet, upholstery, hard surfaces, and wood floors. In his free time, he likes to rest and eat tons of food. He also likes to do house chores with his family.

 

Office Team

Kenny Pelletier (Customer Service Manager)

Kenny obtained an Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration in 1975 from Massasoit Community College in Brockton, Massachusetts. He also graduated in 1991 from the Columbia School of Broadcasting. In May of 1999, Kenny became the Inside Sales Consultant for Clean As A Whistle and in February 2014 he was transitioned into our Customer Service Manager. He has been serving in that position ever since. His client philosophy is, “I always want to make our clients feel like they have a friend on the other end of the line. I want them feel like they are part of the Clean As A Whistle family, and that they are valued and appreciated”.

 


Michael Kemp (Inside Sales Consultant)

Michael has been with Clean As A Whistle since 1987 and serves as our Inside Sales Consultant. He used to work at Clean As A Whistle headquarters in Sugar Land, but he has moved to Wisconsin with his family and now works remotely up North. Michael holds a Journeyman status with the IICRC for the following: stone masonry and ceramic tile cleaning, carpet cleaning, upholstery and fabric cleaning, rug cleaning, odor control, and Journey textile cleaner. He is married and has two beautiful treasures (his children). He enjoys cycling, reading, and the outdoors. His work ethic, “I approach each client with a servant’s heart to hopefully provide the most outstanding service experience ever!”

 


Mary Ann McNulty (Inside Sales Consultant)

Mary Ann was born in the Bronx, raised in Miami, and relocated to Houston in 1977. She is happily married and blessed to be the mother to four grown children, and “Mimi” to a couple of gorgeous grandchildren. She is proud to be part of the Clean As A Whistle team, serving as an Insides Sales Rep since 2010. She enjoys inspirational writing and has published a memoir, as well as writing weekly blog posts.

 

 

 


Laura Pyeatt (Administrative Assistant)

Laura is the Payroll and Bookkeeping Specialist. She started with Clean As A Whistle in April 2014. She moved to Texas in 1976 and graduated in 1983 from Spring Woods Senior High in Houston. In high school, she took Office Education and has been working in the office/clerical environment ever since. She is married with 5 children and 16 grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with family and friends.

 

Directors

Howard Partridge (Owner)

Howard Partridge started Clean As A Whistle in 1984 with a passion to educate the community on proper care for high end floors and fabrics. He was also passionate about helping people avoid the typical pitfalls of hiring a service company by creating the mission “to provide the most outstanding service experience ever”. Today, Howard is a top consultant in the cleaning industry and travels the world teaching other professional cleaners how to build their businesses. The team and systems Howard developed continue to carry on the mission, creating the gold standard for service companies in the Houston area.

 


Scott Zack (Director of Administration)

Scott graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He also took some post graduate classes in Marketing. Scott joined CAAW in 1997 and was part owner for 8 years. After leaving in 2005 to pursue a family business opportunity, Scott returned in 2010. He oversees all administrative functions, including payroll, bookkeeping, monthly reporting, and budgeting. He is also very involved with Marketing.

 

 


 Johann De Leon (Director of Operations)

Johann joined CAAW in 2004. He was certified and trained as a technician for 9 years. In 2013, he was promoted to Director of Operations where he oversees our Sales Team, our Marketing Team, and our Technicians and Assistants. He is in charge of the stone and rug departments as well as all products that we use for our clients. Johann not only conducts daily morning training meetings, but he is also Clean As A Whistle’s phenomenal Dream Manager. He helps each individual team member weekly reach their dreams and goals in life. Johann also deals with any customer related issues or repairs making sure that we are sticking to our guarantee and while making sure we provide the “most outstanding service experience ever.”

 


Eduardo Ramos (Marketing Manager)

Eduardo Ramos is originally from Miami, Florida. He has been with the company for 5 years as a senior technician and has now been transitioned into our Marketing Manager. He is certified as a Master Rug Technician, Hard Surface Specialist, Carpet Repair and Restretcher, Fine Fabric Care, Carpet Care & Maintenace, & Marblelife Certified. He is one of our approved CEU (Continuing Education) Instructors for interior designers here in Houston, TX. His passion is creating video educational series, music, and helping people on how they can better promote their business. He is also the author of 6 books relating to business and finance.

 


Juan Macias (Dispatch Manager)

Juan is from Santo Domingo de los Sachilas, Ecuador. He was raised in New Jersey until he was 13 and then moved to Houston and has lived here for 19 years. Juan enjoys family, friends, and sport viewing but his hobby and passion is cars. Growing up, he tried many different jobs but never found the right fit until he started working for Clean As A Whistle. He learned how to build relationships with clients and he enjoys being able to consult with them and to help provide a solution to their needs. Juan has been with the company for 10 years and has enjoyed every one of them. He plans to continue growing and implementing all that he has learned to better himself and his family.

 


Dago Gonzalez (Facilities Manager)

Dago was born in El Salvador. He has been with Clean As A Whistle for 16 years. He maintains our facility and makes sure our vehicles and cleaning equipment are in top working order. Dago enjoys fishing with his son and likes to watch soccer.