Rick Alston began his career in the cleaning industry as a teen in junior high school working with a custodian during the summer of 1972. Rick Alston holds the position of CEO for ALGO Supply and Training LLC. He has been involved in the cleaning industry for over 44 years and is a past member of the ISSA, chair for the IICRC's FCT Hard Surface. Over the years, Rick Alston has also held the positions of sales person, sales manager, president of Basic Academy a training and education for cleaning supply and cleaning service company) and in 2009 was certified as a CMI master trainer. In addition, he holds Certifications in North American Cleaning Equipment Training, Advanced Stone Restoration and Maintenance Training, Disinfection & Decontamination Training, Custodial Technician Training the Trainer, Green Clean Institute Certified Green Consultant Training, IICRC FCT Certified Training and Global Industry Resources Consultant Training. Mr. Alston sits on the Board of Directors for the LMCCA as Director of Education and IICRC hard surface Committees FCT Chair.