Senior Leadership

Dan Taft

Dan Taft

CEO

Dan Taft brings more than two decades of leadership experience to his position as president and CEO of PSSI. Before assuming his current role, Dan served as a regional senior vice president for three years. Prior to joining PSSI, he was the vice president of Kaiser Contract Cleaning Specialists, Inc. from 1999 until 2010, when KCCSI merged with PSSI. Dan also has an additional 13 years of industry experience, working as both a production and plant manager.

Doug White

Doug White

President

Doug White brings over two decades of experience in leadership and operational growth. Prior to being President, Doug held the roles of Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President, and Vice President of Corporate Development at PSSI. Doug helps lead and support operational growth through strategic planning, continuous improvement, and operational excellence. Prior to joining PSSI in 2013, Doug held positions at PepsiCo and Aramark, among others, accumulating more than 25 years of experience with consumer products and services. He holds a degree from Dartmouth College.

Jake Watts

Jake Watts

Senior Vice President of Shared Services

Jake Watts joined PSSI as Vice President of Food Safety and has moved into his current role of Senior Vice President of Shared Services. Jake oversees Safety, Food Safety, and Sales and Marketing to help guide and lead the overall strategic direction of departments. Prior to PSSI, Jake held various food safety & quality assurance roles at Tyson Foods and Pilgrim’s. Jake is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Jeanette Bruni

Jeanette Bruni

Vice President – Human Capital

Jeanette Bruni joined PSSI as Vice President of Human Capital, working directly with the executive team and HR leaders to drive PSSI’s talent management strategy from acquisition through retention. In addition, she also oversees the company’s talent development and training programs, field human resources management and business reporting. Prior to PSSI, Jeanette worked as an HR leader at McDonald’s, and has over 20 years of Human Resource experience in telecom, professional services and restaurant industries. Jeanette holds a bachelor’s degree from The University of Dayton.

Jim Whitehead

Jim Whitehead

Vice President – Enterprise Sales

Jim Whitehead started his career at PSSI in 2012. He has spent his entire 30-year career in the food safety and sanitation industry, working with Chemidyne and Ecolab as a high performer in direct sales and service roles. In addition, he helped grow the contract sanitation business as Executive Vice President for Superior Contract Cleaners, where he built a team with high-quality service, performance, and customer relationships. Jim holds a Chemistry degree from Indiana University.

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