Top Influentials 2011

San Diego’s Top Influentials highlights the Who’s Who in San Diego business, profiling some of the top newsmakers of 2010. This year we focus on the leaders in Finance; Law & Business Services; Defense & Technology; Health & Life Sciences; Hospitality & Education; and Real Estate & Construction.

Maureen Gray

Founder

KBM Building Services

7976 Engineer Rd.
San DiegoCA92111

It started with $1,000, a tiny office space, a few ads in the Pennysaver and half a dozen housekeepers, but Maureen Gray, president and founder of what would become KBM Facility Solutions, wasn't about to let odds get in her way.

Gray, just 20 years old at the company’s founding in 1981, now has a multimillion-dollar, multi-faceted company with about 500 employees and 450 vendor partners.

Along with janitorial, the firm has a tenant improvement division, a maintenance division and an array of other functions, and Gray continues to grow her company with additions and acquisitions.

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Maureen Gray, the president and founder of KBM Building Services, was just 20 years old when she started a company with $1,000, some ads in the Pennysaver, a briefcase, a small rented office space and six housekeepers.

KBM president grows small janitorial service into considerably more

It started with $1,000, a tiny office space, a few ads in the Pennysaver and half a dozen housekeepers, but Maureen Gray, president and founder of what would become KBM Facility Solutions, wasn't about to let odds get in her way.

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