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Sunshine Cleaning Systems Names Derek Auckland Florida Operations Manager

South Florida – Sunshine Cleaning Systems Chief Operations Officer Randy Kierce recently announced the promotion of Derek Auckland to Florida Operations Manager. An employee of the Fort Lauderdale-based company for nearly 10 years, Auckland now oversees all statewide service departments, including janitorial, window and pressure cleaning, and specialty services. For the previous five years, he served as Regional Sales and Quality Controller for Sunshine.

“Derek has proven to be a superb leader and project manager throughout his career at Sunshine,” said Kierce. “His wide range of talents, knowledge of operations, experience in the business and keen attention to the needs of customers will continue to benefit Sunshine.”

Auckland earned certification from the worldwide cleaning industry association (ISSA)’s Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) for handling infectious disease outbreaks, including coronavirus strains such as COVID-19. He also serves on the board of directors for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

About Sunshine Cleaning Systems

Sunshine Cleaning Systems was founded in 1976 by Larry Calufetti, who passed away in 2016. He started the company as a window cleaning service, but quickly expanded to include a wide range of other commercial janitorial services to customers throughout the U.S.

Among its signature offerings are specialty escalator cleaning, Hygienic Clean disinfecting solutions, terrazzo floor care, window cleaning, pressure cleaning, as well as parking lot and roadway sweeping. The company earned with honors the Clean Industry Management Standards for Green Building Criteria (CIMS-GB), which is awarded by the cleaning industry’s global trade association, ISSA. Certified by an independent accredited assessor, this certification indicates that Sunshine has “successfully demonstrated a commitment to the delivery of environmentally preferable services.”

Sunshine has served the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport for the past 34 years and provides disinfecting services for the TSA and janitorial services for the Car Rental Center at the airport. The company also provides janitorial services to the Broward County main library and government center in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Broward College, Nova Southeastern University as well as K-12 schools, restaurants, retailers, offices and athletic facilities.

In addition to the Fort Lauderdale headquarters, the privately held and woman-owned company, has branch offices throughout Florida in Orlando, West Palm Beach, Tampa and Sarasota; as well as in Charlotte, North Carolina.

For more information, visit or call 954-772-0884.

Media Contacts:
Ellen Crane
Jenna Auckland