Professional Profile: Brett van Beever 2017
Name: Brett van Beever
Company: ECOlogic Ltd
Location: 56 Roland St., Charlestown, Mass.
Birthplace: Bangor, ME
Family: Wife of 21 years, and 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 s/f 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”.
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.