The Maids Honors Raleigh N.C. Cleaning Team as 2011 Regional Team of the Year

OMAHA, NE — The Blue Team (Team 3) of The Maids of Raleigh, owned by Tom and Becky Ryan, was recognized as a 2011 Regional Team of the Year at The Maids annual Growth Summit held recently in Omaha, Neb. The award is given to only five teams throughout the entire franchise system of The Maids, which includes over 800 teams. The Blue Team, who represents the Southeast Region, was selected in part for their top scores in customer survey results, consistently outshining other teams in scores like customer satisfaction, cleanliness, and attention to detail.

The Blue Team is led by Karen Mankey, who has been with The Maids for over 15 years.   Assistant team leader, Victoria Belanger has been with The Maids for one year and team member, Ashley Velasquez, has also been with The Maids for one year.  

“Karen’s team is always the most outstanding,” shares franchise owner, Becky Ryan. “A lot of customers have been with Karen for fifteen years.  Karen is the Blue Team, and everyone has worked with her.  The customers absolutely love having Karen and the team come to their homes.  We’re lucky to have such an incredible staff.”

The Blue Team is thrilled to be recognized as a Regional Team of the Year.     

Known for its patented 22-Step Healthy Touch® Deep Cleaning System, The Maids is the only franchised residential cleaning service to clean for health, combining environmentally preferable cleaning supplies and state-of-the-art equipment with a methodical process to maintain the healthiest living environment possible for families. The Maids enjoys a 96 percent customer referral rate distinguishing them as the residential cleaning service of choice.

The Maids of Raleigh services Raleigh and the surrounding communities of Apex, Cary, Morrisville and Wake Forest.  For more information call (919) 782-2002 or visit