Richard Simon Chicago

President and CEO

http://RichardSimonChicago.org

Richard Simon is the President and CEO of United Service Companies. As a Chicago-native, he feels so strongly about enriching the city. He is dedicated to improving the city through tourism and travel. He took a seat on the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau board, now Choose Chicago. In addition to that, he also is involved with Friends of the Park, Gateway Green, and Greater North Michigan Avenue Association, now the Magnificent Mile Association. Rick Simon also has a seat on the Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association board, where he is the only non-hotel professional.

Richard Simon has worked with USC in various capacities since its creation in 1965. He worked his way up through the ranks and assumed the roles of CEO and president in 1985. Under Richard Simon’s leadership, USC has expanded outwards from its home base in Chicago to provide services to customers throughout the United States. USC provides outstanding janitorial, staffing, and security services to its clients, and is dedicated to innovating and pushing the standards of the service industry. USC began by custodial staff to local trade shows and expanded its services to meet the needs of its customers; adapting to meet the needs of the moment is a foundational value of USC and one which Richard Simon always keeps in mind when looking to improve the business.

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Leadership Lessons from the Pandemic

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Tips for Returning to the Office After Working from Home

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Making a Difference At Your Company

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Dealing with the Loss of a Coworker

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The Importance of Resilience

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Why Taking Time Off Is Important

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How to Set Up a Charitable Foundation

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How to Know It’s Time to Find a New Career Path

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Emotional Intelligence and the Workplace

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Self-Care for Leaders

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Philanthropy Spotlight: The Chicago Police Foundation

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Philanthropy Spotlight: Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

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Philanthropy Spotlight: Mental Health Support for First Responders

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Getting Involved in Your Community

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