An IPA Monthly Newsletter

May | 2020

Thank you for demonstrating our Core Values!

Thank you Julie Smith for exhibiting our core values: Integrity, Customer Centricity, Unity and a Winning Spirit! You will win one extra vacation day as well as a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to Sugar Beach in St. Lucia February 7th – 11th! Keep up the great work!

Julie Smith Commercial Operations Manager

What are people saying?

Prompt service, always nice, always pleasant, always helpful, just a joy to deal with every time we talk. Thank you for all you do Julie!!

Thank you for taking on extra work and absorbing new duties during the outbreak.

She worked tirelessly after hours to help create a proposal that would work for both IPA and the customer.

Barb Otto

Who is Barb Otto?

Distributor, Barb Otto, was first introduced to IPA in 2010. Barb, owner of HTI, is IPA's distributor for the eastern Canadian region. Five time quota club winner and Council of Excellence inductee, Barb has taken the Canadian market by storm installing over 350 scrub and linen dispensing machines at over 50 facilities including notable sites like Canopy Growth and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. 

News Nuggets

Check out the latest news and headlines about our company

Culture & Engagement

Mindfulness May

Maintaining an optimal level of wellness is crucial to live a higher quality life. Wellness matters because everything we do and every emotion we feel relates to our well-being. In turn, our well-being directly affects our productivity. It is important for everyone to achieve optimal wellness in order to subdue stress, reduce the risk of illness and ensure positive interactions.

 

More details to come.

 

Human Resources

LinkedIn Learning

May the fourth be with you!

Star Wars day is upon us and LinkedIn Learning is here to help you channel your inner Luke Skylearner!

Check out these tips and tricks to help you defeat the day:


• Eliminating external distractions
• Do, delegate, defer
• Avoid the least-valuable-activity trap
Separate important from urgent
• Fostering positive habits

 

Pressed for time? Download the courses or videos on your LinkedIn Learning mobile app to listen to on a walk or while working around the house.
 

Marketing

Brand Style Guide

The key goal of brand guidelines is to ensure the use of all brand elements are consistent. 

Brand guidelines set the standards for using brand names, logos, typefaces and other design elements in advertisements, brochures, newsletters, packaging and online communications.

Stay tuned for updates regarding IPA's brand style guide.

Spotlights

Mike Bodnar Earns Professional Certification

 

Linen Utilization Analyst, Mike Bodnar, completed his certification for ALM’s Certified Laundry and Linen Manager Program (CLLM). The CLLM Program an excellent tool for managerial personnel entering the laundry industry, including textile care sales professionals. 

 

Congratulations to Mike Bodnar on your success! 

Beast of the East... Northeast, that is!

 

Congratulations to Regional Sales Director, Jerry Fronzaglio, on his team's big wins in the Northeast region landing him a spot in the 2020 Council of Excellence. Jerry and the Northeast team have seen tremendous success in light of COVID-19. The team has been able to quickly assist customers with identifying opportunities to stretch their scrub supply.

Congratulations to Jerry Fronzaglio on your success!

BIG Thanks to IPA's Production Team! 

 

This team has put in overtime, quite literally, building machines to ensure that our customers have the technology they need to meet the increasing demands of securing their scrubs and linen.

 

The team has built 106 scrubEx machines during the months of March and April. That's a 38% increase from last year and a 43% increase in shipments from 2019. Thank you to our production team. Your hard work does not go unnoticed! 

HAPPY

WORKIVERSARY

Kyle Joiner

26 yrs

Ronda Zimmerman

14 yrs

Alex Cunnigham

8 yrs

Lauren Fender 

5 yrs

Todd Davis

4 yrs

Wang Khang

3 yrs

Jamie Kaplan

2 yrs

Liz Wercinski

2 yrs

Charlie Fernandez

2 yrs

Michael Hill

1 yr

Quenten Lester

1 yr

Stephen Lee

1 yr

You make the workplace FUN! 

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Spirit Week Top 12

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TOP DEALS

Anthony ortegon

$1.1M - Loma Linda University Health

Brett Cash

$505K - VA - Richard L. Roudebush 

From your friends at IPA, we would all just like to say

Happy Birthday!

Natina Bates 

(5/1)

Kenny Egede

(5/7)

Teng Xiong

(5/7)

Kia Yang

(5/9)

Beth Farrens

(5/11)

Janet Wareham

(5/13)

Collin Moore

(5/13)

Jeff Smith

(5/14)

Lisa Parker

(5/17)

Brett Cash

(5/23)

Shawn Tyson

(5/31)

Have a wonderful Happy Birthday

and many more to come!

AT IPA, OUR SUCCESS IS DIRECTLY ATTRIBUTED TO OUR EMPLOYEES.

IPA WELCOMES...

Stephanie Muren

Linen Utilization Consultant

Reporting to: Allen Worral

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