Who We Are
Launched in 2009, Evergreen Laundry is part of Evergreen Cooperatives, a group of worker-owned businesses launched by Cleveland’s largest foundations and anchor institutions. We are located in Cleveland and are committed to serving the business community for years to come.
Our mission is to provide our clients and the marketplace with laundry service that consistently meets their needs and expectations.
Cecil Lee, CEO
Cecil B. Lee, CEO of Evergreen Cooperative Laundry, comes to Evergreen from Sodexo, a national management company known for providing services to the Healthcare industry including laundry, food, and environmental services. He has over 32 years experience in the Healthcare Laundry services field, holding senior level management responsibilities in business development and operations management in five divisions covering three states. Most recently, Cecil was responsible for the start up of a 21 million pound plant in Buffalo, New York which quickly became one of the most efficient plants in the nation.
Cecil is no stranger to Cleveland having recently spent eight months as the acting General Manager at Sodexo’s Cleveland-based, Collinwood Yard facility. That time was spent reasserting fundamental and industry standards as it continued its trek toward excellence. He also has a record of excellent service through active participation on boards, supporting local schools, and volunteering in a variety of local organizations, in the various communities his assignments have taken him.
Cecil holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan and a Masters degree from Central Michigan University. He and his family are looking forward to a bright future with Evergreen Cooperative Laundry and the Cleveland neighborhoods it serves.
Our worker-owners are the heart of our company. As an employee-owned firm, everyone at ECL takes pride in their work, ensuring a better service than our competitors.