The Service by Medallion story began when Founder and Chairman Roland Strick, Sr. emigrated from Chile to the United States in 1964. As a young man with $300 in his pocket, Roland committed to the "American Dream." To support himself through school, Roland began working as a janitor for a large San Jose building services firm where his facilities career launched.
Service by Medallion is an award winning building services company servicing over 40 million square feet of real estate daily, employing over 800 full time employees, managing a vehicle fleet of over 70 units—including a Hybrid fleet, and has four branch offices including a state of the art Headquarters building in Mountain View, CA. Service by Medallion is a full service building maintenance company offering a suite of services through the following divisions:
• Janitorial and Maintenance Supplies
• Facilities Temp Staffing
• Tenant Improvement
• Building Repairs and Maintenance
• Construction Cleanup
• FM Consulting & Project Management
• Floor & Carpet Care
• Window Cleaning
Headquarters or Campuses: Oracle, Linkedin, SanDisk, VISA, Safeway, Theranos, Varian, HGST-Western Digital, Logitech, Samsung, ADP, Phillips, Adobe Systems, Zenbank, Shaklee, Roche, Atari, SunMicro Systems, Solectron, Hitachi Data Systems, Siebel Systems, Infoblox, Chegg, Rockwell Collins, TANGO, Checkpoint Software, Business Objects/SAP, Affymetrix, Foundry Networks, eBay, JDS Uniphase, Groupon, Veritas/Symantec, YMCA, Palm, Alios Bio, Cepheid, Netanix, Varian Medical, NYSE, Gilead, BOX, BAE Systems, PG&E, Kaiser Electronics, Santa Clara University, Riverbed Technologies, Hansen Medical, Adaptive Insights, San Jose State University, Sunpower, Rational Software, Gymboree, A10 Networks, Flextronics, Applied Biosystems, Openwave, Palmer College, Mercury Interactive/HP, Barnes & Noble, SonicWall, Jabil, Cobalt Fuels, Supermicro, Finisar, CLOUDERA, Verifone, Zazzle, eGain, Hortonworks, Accuray, and Microsoft.
Property Management: CBRE, Orchard Commercial, Jones Lang Lasalle, Cushman & Wakefield, Hines, Legacy Partners and Colliers International.
General Contractors: WEBCOR, NOVO, DPR, Rudolph and Sletten, SouthBay Construction, Turner Construction, SC Builders.
SVBJ selects Roland Strick, Jr. 40 under 40 People - In 2004, the Silicon Valley Business Journal recognized Roland Strick, Jr. as a person making a difference in the Silicon Valley in the 40 under 40 People to Watch Segment.
SVBJ’s Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies - Since the mid-nineties, SBM has continued to be ranked as one of the Silicon Valley Business Journals Top 100 Fastest-Growing companies, and in 2006 SBM was ranked as the second largest janitorial company in Silicon Valley.
2007 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist - Roland Strick, Jr. recognized Finalist of the 2007 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards under the Socially Responsible category.
“These finalists exemplify the outstanding business talent present in our community," said Rick Fezell, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year program director for the Northern California region. "We are proud to honor them as leaders who nurture economic growth, innovation and the American dream.”
Acterra’s 2010 Business Environmental Award- In 2010, SBM received Acterra's Business Environmental Award with the help of Elias Nacif, SBM’s green committee chairman. Through its High Performance Green Cleaning Program, Service by Medallion helps its customers to increase the level of indoor environmental quality, protect their building occupants from exposure to harmful chemicals, and protect the environment.
“Service by Medallion, a facilities service business, providing janitorial, building management, and consulting services in accordance with the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design (LEED) requirements. The judging committee was particularly impressed with the dramatic reduction of chemicals usage in their cleaning services, their hybrid vehicle fleet, their extensive employee training, and their Mountain View campus, which serves as a model of green practices. Service by Medallion exemplifies the qualities of an Environmental Enterprise and they are well deserving of Acterra's recognition.”
-Dan Wilkowsky, Business Environmental Awards Judging Team Captain
Acterra’s Business Environmental Awards is one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s oldest and most prestigious environmental recognition programs. Initiated in 1990, it is considered a heavyweight among award programs due to its rigorous application and judging process.
“Our awardees must demonstrate their environmental commitment and achievements through a careful vetting process,” states Board President Laura Teksler. “In addition to a thorough written application, the top contenders must demonstrate their programs’ merits firsthand to the judges during a visit to the applicants’ facilities. By the time they are selected to receive our award, they have truly proven that their programs are “setting the bar” in corporate environmental leadership.”
Medallion 365TI-Construction and Building Repairs Division - In 2011, Medallion expanded its platform of services by acquiring a Construction and Building Repairs Company while implementing a project management group to meet the demands of their customers to round out the single source facility services solution. This includes a Class B general contractor’s license that supports its full Facilities Services Division which offers a variety of building repairs and tenant improvement programs at competitive rates. The company has fully qualified technicians and engineers who work on one-time projects and preventative maintenance solutions ranging from energy and water efficiency retrofits to painting, plumbing and light electrical.
October 2012 – Medallion’s is in the heart of innovation the art, 18,000 square foot HQ facility is in the heart of Mountain View next to Google, Symantec, Nokia, and Linkedin. Ideally located to easily provide immediate response for its Bay Area clients.
October 2014-SERVICE BY MEDALLION EARNS CIMS-GB CERTIFICATION WITH HONORS - Having undergone a comprehensive assessment of its management practice, protocols, documentation and field green cleaning operations, Service by Medallion was able to earn ISSA’s CIMS-GB CERTIFIED status with HONORS. “Earning this certification reinforces our commitment to sustainability and strategically aligns us with our customers seeking to reduce the impact of their environmental footprint,” said Service by Medallion Vice President and Chairman of Medallion’s Green Committee, Elias Nacif. To earn CIMS-GB certification, Service by Medallion demonstrated its compliance with the five core principles of the CIMS Standard: quality systems; service delivery; human resources; health, safety, and environmental stewardship; and management commitment.