The Healthcare Linen Alliance Expands Business Development Team with Addition of Rick Gaffney    

Industry veteran with nearly 40 years in Laundry Operations and Business Development joins the Alliance with the goal of advancing the group’s mission and vision as a better alternative for national healthcare laundry services.

SAN DIEGO – (November 13, 2018) The Healthcare Linen Alliance is pleased to announce that Rick Gaffney has joined the group to head business development and partnerships. Rick has spent much of his career in the commercial healthcare laundry industry. With experience that extends from Operations Management to Service to Sales, Rick brings his extensive background in the industry to the team.

“The Healthcare Linen Alliance is the better alternative for national healthcare laundry, and I’m happy to be part of the team and share that message” said Rick when asked about joining the group.

Rick has years of experience working in commercial laundry operations, on turnarounds and increasing revenue by focusing on quality and hiring talent. Throughout his career he has a demonstrated track record of helping businesses improve their operations, increase their reach and ensure the right team is in place. 

“We are very pleased to welcome Rick to our team, and I am confident that through his efforts we will continue to expand the reach of the group across the country. As a group, with our combined size, scale, and coverage, the Alliance is helping hospitals and health systems drive down overall laundry and linen costs.” said Randy Bartsch, Founding Member and Chairman of the Alliance.

The Healthcare Linen Alliance is one of the largest commercial healthcare linen service providers in the nation serving more than 120,000 hospital beds daily and over 1,800 customers. The group includes Century Linen & Uniform, Ecotex Healthcare Linen Service, Emerald Textiles, Logan’s Healthcare Linen Systems, Paris Healthcare Linen Services, Superior Health Linens, Textile Care Services and Up to Date Laundry. The group serves a large area covering Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Northern Virginia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Southern California, Tennessee, Texas, Washington D.C., Washington State, West Virginia and Wisconsin, as well as Canada.

About the Healthcare Linen Alliance

The Healthcare Linen Alliance is the better choice for national healthcare laundry. We drive down overall costs for customers through our combined size, scale and coverage. One of the largest commercial healthcare linen services providers in the nation; we serve nearly 1,500 customers and process over 455 million pounds of laundry each year. To learn more about the Alliance please visit www.HealthcareLinenAlliance.com.