William Parker, Parker Revenue Growth Strategies
Tell us about your business
International Cleaning Solutions Ltd provides janitorial, landscaping, snow removal and construction services for commercial and residential properties.
How did you get into this field?
I started the company in 2014 offering janitorial services after working in the industry for several years. Within the 7 years of business we grew to offer landscaping, snow removal and now construction.
What is your favorite part about your job?
My favorite part about my job is being able to meet and exceed our clients expectations.
What is the most challenging part about your job?
The most challenging part I have found is finding qualified employees/subcontractors to get the job done.
Why did you decide to become a PCBC member?
I decided to become a PCBC member for a number of reasons. I was very impressed with the organization, the resources provided to their clients as well as the staff. Everyone I met was genuinely passionate about helping everyone succeed.
What challenges do you face as an African American business professional?
As an African American business professional I have come across many challenges, one being access to working capital. Over the years I found it difficult to gain capital due to student loan debt.
What are your goals for your business and how do you see PC being part of that process?
Currently my goals are to expand more into city state and federal contracts. Another goal we’ve set is to expand more into the construction industry. PC will help with this expansion by helping me gain access to more capital as well as providing consultation along the way.
What PC Buys Black business to business/consumer special are you offering members?
We will be providing 15% off any service offered here at ICS. (Excluding construction).