Guardian Service Industries Inc.
New England

About Us The Guardian Difference in New England

Guardian Service Industries, Inc. was established over 100 years ago in 1918.

Today, we are a 4th generation family owned service corporation that places unprecedented value on customer service, professional workforce, integrity, accountability and transparency.

Guardian experienced an impeccable growth over the past century and is now a multi-million-dollar premier facility services company. Guardian is a privately held company that has continually evolved, expanded its service offerings and has proudly grown organically in the facility service industry.

Our service areas in Boston and New England  include Janitorial services, Maintenance, and Front Desk & Concierge. By grouping or integrating our services together, clients always enjoy increased cost efficiencies.

Our Mission

Deliver outstanding value, continuous innovation, and exceptional customer service.

Our Vision

A leader in maintaining and providing unparalleled facility services throughout
the Northeast, New England and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Our New England Leadership

Jonathan Kessler has spent more than a decade in the facility management industry. Having worked in both, sales and operations, he recognizes the need for a leveled back-end of operations as well as the amount of strategic implementation that goes into sales growth.
Jonathan Kessler has spent more than a decade in the facility management industry. Having worked in both, sales and operations, he recognizes the need for a leveled back-end of operations as well as the amount of strategic implementation that goes into sales growth.

Jonathan Kessler

Senior Vice President

As Vice President, Matthew Bressler is responsible for the operation and financial reporting for the Windows and Lighting Division. Additionally, he is a Certified OSHA Trainer and an official ISSA Certification Expert.
As Vice President, Matthew Bressler is responsible for the operation and financial reporting for the Windows and Lighting Division. Additionally, he is a Certified OSHA Trainer and an official ISSA Certification Expert.

Matthew Bressler

Vice President

Hector Martinez joined Guardian in 2017 and is an experienced multi-site operations manager with a demonstrated history of excellence. Skilled in Operations Management, Facility Management (FM), Team Building, and Account Management, Hector is an accomplished manager with over 8 year’s expertise.
Hector Martinez joined Guardian in 2017 and is an experienced multi-site operations manager with a demonstrated history of excellence. Skilled in Operations Management, Facility Management (FM), Team Building, and Account Management, Hector is an accomplished manager with over 8 year’s expertise.

Hector Martinez

Senior Regional Director, New England

Thomas brings an extensive background in business development and marketing with over 20 years’ experience in corporate growth, business development, product marketing, contract negotiations, sales presentations, and process improvements. Most recently, Tom was with Aramark where he was the Director of Business Development leading in national sales for both 2018 and 2019. Additionally, Thomas received recognition as nationwide leading revenue producer.
Thomas brings an extensive background in business development and marketing with over 20 years’ experience in corporate growth, business development, product marketing, contract negotiations, sales presentations, and process improvements. Most recently, Tom was with Aramark where he was the Director of Business Development leading in national sales for both 2018 and 2019. Additionally, Thomas received recognition as nationwide leading revenue producer.

Tom Diffily

Senior Regional Director, Business Development, New England

Bernice is an experienced administrator with over 25 years’ experience and strong background in the facility service industry. In her role at Guardian, Ms. Ruiz, works with external and internal customers on both the marketing and operations side. Bernice joined Guardian in 2012 and currently holds the position of Vice President, Administration and is a key member of the management team. Throughout her career, she has held various Marketing and Operations positions in this industry since 1995.
Bernice is an experienced administrator with over 25 years’ experience and strong background in the facility service industry. In her role at Guardian, Ms. Ruiz, works with external and internal customers on both the marketing and operations side. Bernice joined Guardian in 2012 and currently holds the position of Vice President, Administration and is a key member of the management team. Throughout her career, she has held various Marketing and Operations positions in this industry since 1995.

Bernice Ruiz

Vice President, Administration

Our Corporate Leadership

Samuel “Sandy” Herzfeld joined Guardian in 1973. He is the Co-Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Guardian and is involved in the day-to-day operations of the company. He is responsible for overseeing the company’s technological developments, quality control programs, policies and procedures.
Samuel “Sandy” Herzfeld joined Guardian in 1973. He is the Co-Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Guardian and is involved in the day-to-day operations of the company. He is responsible for overseeing the company’s technological developments, quality control programs, policies and procedures.

Samuel “Sandy” Herzfeld

CEO, Principal

Alan Bressler joined Guardian in 1980. Co-owner and Chief Operating Officer Since 1980, Alan is involved in all aspects of operations from labor relations to transitioning new accounts.
Alan Bressler joined Guardian in 1980. Co-owner and Chief Operating Officer Since 1980, Alan is involved in all aspects of operations from labor relations to transitioning new accounts.

Alan Bressler

COO, Principal

Allen Fredericks, who joined Guardian in 2007 as Chief Financial Officer, brings extensive and broad-based experience in all aspects of accounting, internal controls, business management, and profit improvement initiatives. Both an MBA and CMA, he has had great success with start-up and re-engineering financial functions, establishing sound financial and business policy and partnering with senior management to achieve business goals.
Allen Fredericks, who joined Guardian in 2007 as Chief Financial Officer, brings extensive and broad-based experience in all aspects of accounting, internal controls, business management, and profit improvement initiatives. Both an MBA and CMA, he has had great success with start-up and re-engineering financial functions, establishing sound financial and business policy and partnering with senior management to achieve business goals.

Allen Fredericks

CFO

As Executive Vice President, Joe Large, is responsible for the operation and financial reporting for the entire division. He is a dedicated and conscientious individual with over 25 years of professional service.
As Executive Vice President, Joe Large, is responsible for the operation and financial reporting for the entire division. He is a dedicated and conscientious individual with over 25 years of professional service.

Joe Large

Executive Vice President

Technology We Use The Latest Tech To Make Your Job Easier

About Us

Guardian GO is a web-based SaaS application that provides a comprehensive service request, preventive maintenance, inspection and asset management system. The solution is delivered via the Internet to your standard browser. There is no hardware to buy or software to install. You will be provided with a login and password enabling access to the data.

Additionally, Guardian Go is our internal Customer-relationship management (CRM) system that manages our interaction with current and potential customers.

With our simple timesheet management solution, our clients gain the valuable insight needed to make the most of their time and attendance data. Our solution works seamlessly with our client’s payroll system, eliminating manual tracking and data entry while ensuring accuracy and compliance.

Benefits of Time Management Solution:

  • Secured tablet acts as a Web Time punch clock for all employees
  • Employees have their own pin
  • Photo verification
  • Date and time stamped
  • Real time data

Simple Timesheet Management

technology

Our Reporting and Incident Trending & Analytics module enables you to organize and tap the employees information gathered in the field. You can create customized templates for the different types of reports you require us to provide, so that the information is presented in the best way for you to analyze it.

With our technology, you can take data and use it to assess performance, identify risks and trends, and make planning decisions, such as increasing staffing coverage or improving access control. Or you can access analyses we carry out for you and skip straight to the decision-making

Corporate Social Responsibility We Care About Our Community

Corporate Social Responsibility

Working with the right partners

Guardian’s procurement team are focused on ensuring they purchase ethically and fully review all partners, sub-contractors and suppliers before engaging in business with them. The team work to develop long-term relationships with suppliers to help build the trust they need to make sustained improvements to workers’ conditions and incentivize suppliers by building in compliance to labor standards into their contracts.

CSR concept

Our Affiliations We Work With The Industry's Best

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