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Saudia Davis

Founder & CEO of GreenHouse Eco Cleaning, Blogger for Huffington Post, Cleaning Expert at HGTV Magazine

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Consumer Services
Current
  1. GreenHouse Eco-Cleaning,
  2. The Huffington Post,
  3. HGTV
Education
  1. Bowdoin College
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GreenHouse Eco-Cleaning

GreenHouse Eco-Cleaning

Founder & CEO

– Present

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Background

Summary

Saudia Davis is the Founder and CEO of GreenHouse Eco-Cleaning (B-Corp), an green office, buildings and homes cleaning company servicing the New York Metro area. A graduate of Bowdoin College, Saudia first honed her customer service expertise working as a movie publicist alongside such celebrities as Reese Witherspoon, Matt Dillon, Daniel Day Lewis and others. When her grandmother -- a professional cleaner -- passed away likely due to her lifelong exposure to toxic cleaning chemicals, Saudia was inspired to create an eco-friendly cleaning company that would provide her clients and cleaning specialists with a service and profession that was safe and healthy for the environment.

The early success of her venture was assured as the 2011 winner of the American Express OPEN Make Mine A Million $ business program. She is a graduate of the Kauffman Foundation’s Fast Trac program and Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses.

Politically, Saudia sits on New York State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Small Business and MWBE Subcommittees, and is an active member of the White House Business Council. Saudia is also a member of New York’s Young Entrepreneur Council, and The Entrepreneurs Organization, an international group of leading entrepreneurs. She also volunteers for the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE).

Creatively, she contributes to HGTV Magazine and pens monthly blogs for the Huffington Post Small Business and Home sections and her cleaning expertise and sustainable business practices have been featured in a variety of publications, including The New York Times, Martha Stewart’s Whole Living, Creative Living, The Wall Street Journal, Crain’s NY, Bloomberg Business, The Economist, Fortune Magazine, NY 1 and ABC World News with Diane Sawyer.

GreenHouse Eco-Cleaning is the proud recipient of the 2012 Black Enterprise Small Business People's Choice Award, New York Magazine’s “Best of NY” award, and Angie’s List Super Service award.

Specialties:LEED Green Associate, Entrepreneurship Education

Experience

Founder & CEO

GreenHouse Eco-Cleaning
– Present (8 years 3 months)Dumbo, Brooklyn

Since 2006, GreenHouse Eco-Cleaning has been making homes and offices safer, healthier and of course cleaner, without the use of dangerous cleaning chemicals. We do that by researching the best products and developing our own, and empowering our expert cleaners with extensive training and education. Our flexible scheduling systems make it easy for you to match your needs to our services. And we back it all up with topnotch quality control.

Being green is not just about eliminating dangerous toxins. Its about making it easy for people to be safe and healthy where they live and work. Call us - let us show you what being green can mean for you.

Blogger

The Huffington Post
– Present (1 year 3 months)Greater New York City Area

Social and Sustainable Entrepreneurship has helped me build a business that contributes to our clients, employees and the community. Through this blog I share tips and ideas of how I intertwine this philosophy into a profit based business.

Cleaning Expert, HGTV Magazine

HGTV
– Present (1 year 2 months)Greater New York City Area

HGTV Magazine gives you insider secrets from all your favorite HGTV Stars - plus time-saving cleaning tips and advice, hot new paint colors for every room, DIY suggestions, ways to conquer clutter, real estate advice and so much more.

Skills

  • Entertainment
  • Public Speaking
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media
  • SEO
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Social Networking
  • Small Business
  • New Business Development
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Customer Service
  • Digital Marketing
  • Online Advertising
  • Online Marketing
  • Digital Media
  • Training
  • Marketing Communications
  • Strategic Partnerships
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Education

Bowdoin College

New York University

Suffield Academy

Northfield Mount Herman

Organizations

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Net Impact

Honors & Awards

2012 SUPER SERVICE AWARD IN CUSTOMER SERVICE by Angie's List
BEST ECO-FRIENDLY CLEANING COMPANY by New York Magazine
Featured in The Greenopia Guide in Barnes & Nobels
Featured on ABC News with Diane Sawyer
Featured in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Economist, Fortune Magazine, Creative Living Magazine

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