President & Co-CEO
Mr. Bono is the President and CEO of Corporate Care. With over 20 years of experience in the textile maintenance industry, he has served in all capacities critical to the business, such as technician, operations, supervisor, account executive and branch manager. In 1983, Mr. Bono relocated from Washington, D.C. and co-founded Corporate Care. Since then he has successfully led the company through many positive transitions to where today, the company is a leader in the industry. Mr. Bono serves as a board member to The Make A Wish Foundation and The United Jewish Federation. He is an alumni of Boston University and the Harvard Business School.
Mr. Strum is the co-founder of Corporate Care. He has been involved with the textile industry for over 31 years. Prior to Corporate Care, Mr. Strum worked for American Hospital Supply in the non-woven textile division. In 1984, Mr. Strum relocated from Washington, D.C. and co-founded Corporate Care. Mr. Strum has been a guest speaker for, as well as published articles with various industry related organizations. Mr. Strum played an instrumental role in expanding Corporate Care’s services beyond Texas. Mr. Strum has served as the co-chair for the United Jewish Federations Leadership Development program. He is an alumnus of Alfred University and Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.
Mr. Causey is Executive Vice-President and has been with Corporate Care for over 10 years. His career in the textile maintenance and janitorial business spans a period of over 20 years. Mr. Causey has been instrumental in leading the growth during his tenure with the company. Prior to Corporate Care, Mr. Causey worked for American Building Maintenance Janitorial division. His last responsibility was as Regional Manager over branches in five Southeastern states. Mr. Causey has been active and a member of chapters of IFMA, BOMA, IREM and other real-estate organizations in several cities since 1984. Prior to that time Mr. Causey served in the U.S. Army as a member of the Special Forces.
Vice President of National Operations
Mr. Belongia joined Corporate Care in 2004 and currently serves as the Vice President of National Operations. In this capacity, Pat is responsible for the efficient operations, superior customer service, personnel development, safe workplace standards and product standardization of Corporate Care branches nationwide. Mr. Belongia is well known in the industry for maximizing efficiency and productivity, while still delivering a service that is second to none. His expertise allows him to deliver superior and consistent results across broad organizations. Prior to joining Corporate Care, Mr. Belongia was the Regional Vice President of Operations for DuPont Flooring Systems where he led Operations of 17 branches. He was honorably discharged from the United States Navy following four years of service and attended the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. Mr. Belongia is dedicated to continued learning and improvement for both himself and the Corporate Care Operations teams, and has acquired an extensive record of both industry specific and graduate level leadership certifications including Harvard Business Schools High Potentials Leadership Program, Pinnacle Stone Care Technology: Restoration and Maintenance for Natural Stone and Ceramic Tile, Certified Installer of Gloss Tek, Certified Installer of Certi Shine Systems (Concrete), CPS Polished Concrete Certification, and IICRC certifications in Commercial Carpet Maintenance, Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning and Leather Cleaning.