DAVENPORT, IA – HES Facilities Management (HES), a trusted provider of educational facilities services, has been awarded the contract to provide custodial services for St. Ambrose University (SAU). Named one of the Best in the Midwest by Princeton Review, SAU welcomes approximately 2,900 students to its campus each day.

“HES could not be more excited to partner with St. Ambrose University, an outstanding institution whose values align so well with our own,” says HES President and CEO Charlie Spencer. “We’re also proud to say this new partnership represents our expansion into Iowa. The entire HES team is ready to provide top-tier custodial services throughout SAU’s beautiful campus.”

SAU leadership needed a custodial provider that could improve efficiency without sacrificing the university’s already-high standards. HES offered the right experience, as well as a shared commitment to integrity, respect, and service above self.

“We are excited to start a relationship with HES Facilities Management,” says Mike Poster, Vice President for Finance at St. Ambrose University. “We are impressed with their experience with institutions of higher education, their quality assurance program, and the level of training they provide to their staff. We look forward to integrating their team into our campus community.”

Focused solely on educational institutions, HES understands the unique needs of higher education environments, including:

  • Smooth transition of services
  • Key performance indicators for measurable results
  • Consistency and continuous improvement over time

 “This partnership allows all of us to focus on what we do best,” adds Spencer. “At HES, we are as committed to providing a clean, safe, aesthetically pleasing environment as SAU is preparing its students for fulfilling, productive adult lives. We look forward to a long relationship.”


Headquartered in Knoxville, TN, HES is a premier national provider of facilities management services focused 100% on educational institutions. HES’s reach extends from Seattle, WA, to Daytona Beach, FL. Backed by centuries of leadership experience, the HES team prides itself on building best-in-class, turnkey solutions for custodial, grounds, and maintenance.

  • HES has a proven track record of success in working exclusively in educational environments.
  • HES maintains a singular focus on facilities management, undistracted by competing priorities.
  • HES has multiple clients with 25+ years as satisfied customers.
  • The HES leadership team has over 300 combined years of experience working with educational facilities.

For more information, visit hesfacilities.com.


Tod Eskra, SVP Sales & Marketing

teskra@wffservices.com / 314.560.5946