Maid Service Expert: Tamara Ard Co-Founder of My Amazing Maid

March 2, 2021 in Business

Last Updated on August 10, 2023 by The ZenMaid Team

Tamara has a Bachelors and Masters Degree from Florida State University in Social Work Administration. She also has qualifications from City and Guilds in London, UK. These include Operations Management, Assessing Performance and Using Sources of Evidence to Assess Performance.

Tamara Ard spent 22 years in state government and nonprofit administration, mostly developing and implementing training for managers, supervisors and case workers. She was the Executive Director of the National Center for Professional Certification, offering qualifications in the US from City and Guilds, London, UK.

In 2006, Tamara decided to use the skills she developed over the last 22 years to launch her entrepreneurial career by starting her own handyman business. Then in 2013, she started a cleaning service, My Amazing Maid. She has managed all aspects of the cleaning business. From starting a company, with no experience in the business (twice), to managing a company that now has 17 employees and cleans more than 400 houses a month with a <1% complaint rate. Tamara has almost 40 years of management experience in the public, nonprofit and the private sectors.

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Amar is the founder and CEO of ZenMaid Software, Inc. He started and ran Fast Friendly Spotless, a maid service in Orange County, CA. With the help of customized software to automate work he successfully operated the service in under 30 minutes per day. He created ZenMaid scheduling software to help other maid service owners do the same.

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