Clients

As a facility manager, you need a facility management company that understands your brand standards. The Branded Group team has the industry expertise, valued vendor partnerships, and a dedication to helping you to deliver on your brand promises every day.

Services

Whether it’s a proactive preventative maintenance program, ongoing facility maintenance, special project, or an emergency service for your locations, the Branded Group team of industry experts is poised to help all day, every day.

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Partners

We believe there’s power in communities of like-minded individuals, which is why we are dedicated to the advancement of the facilities management industry. Branded Group team members play an active role in industry associations, such as PRSM, RFMA, and IFMA.

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Leadership

The #BeBetter philosophy guides our leadership. Each of our team members, from our executives to your account coordinator, are experts in the facility maintenance and management industry, committed to our vision and dedicated to our purpose, demonstrating our core values every day.

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Michael Kurland

CEO

As an award-winning CEO, Michael is committed to leading with purpose, giving back to his community, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Forbes Business Council member badgeMichael launched Branded Group in 2014 and has led its year-over-year exponential growth and cultural transformation. His clear vision to #BeBetter has resulted in deep and long-lasting client and partner relationships, innovative facility maintenance programs that drive client satisfaction, and a respected position in the industry.

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Jon Thomas

President

A change agent and admitted nerd, Jon thrives in the world of organizational structure and analytics to drive business growth.

Jon manages corporate operations at Branded Group, facilitating activities in growth strategy, business intelligence, operational methods and procedures evolution, choice architecture, and organizational behavior. With a focus on fundamentals, logic, and strategy, Jon has impacted every segment of the organization, driving the organization’s success, which has allowed Branded Group to receive numerous national and regional accolades.

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Kiira (Esposito) Belonzi

VP of Business Development

Kiira’s passion for continuous professional development for the #BeBetter team has created engaged leaders who are committed to the organization’s success.

A co-founder of Branded Group, Kiira has led Branded Group to significant account and revenue growth. Using her expertise in business development, facilities management, construction, and business operations, Kiira has created comprehensive educational programs, including management training to assist employees on a leadership career path.

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Andra Bereznay

VP of Construction

A client relationship trailblazer, Andra is dedicated to continuously exceeding expectations and helping Branded Group clients become rock stars in the industry.

Andra oversees Branded Group’s growing construction department, leading the client team to provide superior service and innovative solutions that ensure client projects are completed on time and on budget. Andra utilizes her extensive experience in the construction and facility industries to help Branded Group’s clients deliver on their brand promises every day.

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Jonny Rosero

Executive Business Analyst

A change agent with a passion for data analytics, Jonny strives to improve Branded Group’s business performance through continuous process optimization.

Jonny analyzes and identifies improvements to critical KPIs, ensuring all departmental functions are performing within target operating and financial metrics. He has streamlined accounting processes, created an industry-leading preferred vendor program, and enhanced client and vendor reporting.

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Corey Perez

Manager of Operations

A self-described “life learner,” Corey is committed to continuously delivering exceptional client service and developing strategies that fuel business growth.

Corey is Branded Group’s in-house Emergency Services expert, with an eye toward continuous improvements of our own program, keeping client service top of mind. Always focused on our clients’ brand standards, he has built strong relationships with preferred vendors, which has resulted in faster response times and innovative solutions for our clients.

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Our Vision

Our vision is to build a conscious business to inspire future humanitarian leaders. We support this vision with our #BeBetter philosophy, which results in long-standing relationships, unprecedented communications, and service excellence.

Awards

Commitment to our vision has led Branded Group to being recognized in the industry for our outstanding employee engagement and retention, exceptional client service, and continuous community involvement.

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Values

Our #BeBetter values guide our team as they partner with you to understand your brand, its promises, and its success.

Be Dedicated: Demonstrate loyalty to colleagues and clients.

Be Adaptable: Approach change with flexibility and open-mindedness.

Be Altruistic: Always give freely for the better of society.

Be Humble: Approach every situation knowing that there is always something new to learn.

Be Honest: Be true to yourself and the organization.

Be Better: Strive to be better for yourself, the company, the client, and the community.

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Moving Forward. Giving Back.

By supporting the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals #2, #11, and #14, we are aligned with world leaders who are determined to make lasting changes, locally and globally. Our social impact strategy is rooted in impactful volunteer time with local Orange County organizations, such as Habitat for Humanity, Second Harvest Food Bank, and Coastkeeper. Our social impact strategy enables us to give back to those in need and help them to #BeBetter too.

Case Studies

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Paving the Way to Safety

Asphalt maintenance and repair is an investment that will bring value to your facility. Our “Is Your Asphalt at Fault?” case study contains a detailed checklist and best practices, which will help you in evaluating the state of your asphalt and enable you to make your walkways and driveways safe for your clients and employees.

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Improving Facility Security

Safety is a top priority for all facility managers and a regularly updated lock maintenance program is critical for ensuring that safety. Our case study details how one national retailer transformed their program efficiently and cost-effectively with the help of the #BeBetter team.

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Blog

Our #BeBetter blog is home to industry thought leadership articles and best practices that help our clients deliver on their brand promises every day. Be sure to visit often!

October 21, 2021

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Everything a Facility Manager Needs to Know About Commercial Roofing for Properties and Buildings

Taking care of the building’s commercial roofing is just one of many responsibilities that facility managers have. As with all of your other responsibilities, you want to ensure that…

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October 16, 2021

Shingles - A Type of Commercial Roofing Material

The 7 Most Popular Types of Commercial Roofing

Commercial roofing has significantly evolved over the past few decades. With the advent of new technology, building design, and energy efficient materials, construction crews have quite a few options to…

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October 14, 2021

Commercial Building Roof

4 Strategies To Hire A Reliable and Trustworthy Commercial Roofing Company

When the time comes to hire a commercial roofing company, do you immediately know who you’re going to hire? Probably not: the existing roof most likely predates your tenure…

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October 12, 2021

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6 Tips on How to Get a Fair Estimate from a Commercial Roofing Contractor

Commercial roofing installations and replacements are big jobs with big budgets, which means that business owners often seek estimates from multiple contractors. 

Here are six tips for questions to ask…

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News

Branded Group always has great news to share about our #BeBetter success.

October 15, 2021

Michael Kurland Accepted As Member of Forbes Business Council

Forbes Business Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for Successful Business Owners and Leaders
Orange, Calif. (Oct 11, 2021) –– Michael Kurland, CEO and Co-Founder of Branded Group, Inc., has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council, the foremost growth and networking organization for successful business owners and leaders worldwide…

October 5, 2021

Branded Group Receives Civic 50 Award for Fourth Year

Recognized As One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in Orange County, California
Orange, Calif. (Oct 05, 2021) –– Branded Group has been named an honoree of The Civic 50 Orange County by OneOCand Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. The award recognizes Branded…

August 25, 2021

Branded Group Listed on Financial Times Fastest Growing Companies in America

National Facility Management Company Ranks #157
Orange, CA. (August 25, 2021) – Branded Group CEO Michael Kurland recently announced that his company has been ranked #157 in the 2021 Fastest Growing Companies in America by The Financial Times. Companies include five hundred business around the globe whose resilience during the challenging…

August 18, 2021

Branded Group Executives Receive Patriot Award

Nominated for Support during Team Member’s Deployment
Orange, CA. (August 18, 2021) – Branded Group CEO Michael Kurland, along with his executive team, were recently nominated for The Patriot Award by employee and Navy Reservist, Steven Jamarillo. The award is given by the Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve…

August 17, 2021

For the Fourth Year, Branded Group Appears on the Inc. 5000, Ranking No. 2706

For the Fourth Year, Branded Group Appears on the Inc. 5000, Ranking No. 2706
Orange County, CA, August 17, 2021 – Inc. magazine revealed that Branded Group, Inc. is No. 2706 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list…

July 21, 2021

Branded Group Hosts Second Annual #Be Better Together Virtual 5K

Donations Benefit The Priority Center of Orange County
Orange, CA. (July 21st, 2021) – Branded Group CEO Michael Kurland announced that the company recently held its Second Annual Virtual 5K in support of their non-profit partner, The Priority Center. Due to the generosity of over 100 participants, the event raised…

July 1, 2021

Michael Kurland Featured in Business Talk Magazine as Elite League of Influential Entrepreneurs

Michael Kurland, CEO of Branded Group: Exemplifying the entrepreneurial spirit with purpose and helping you create the best experience for your brand.
“Whatever leadership role you are in, seek ways to mentor or coach others. Pass along your knowledge and experience to those who want to be in leadership. Take…

Testimonials

Branded Group has mastered the art of customer service. Regardless of the situation, they are ready to get to the bottom of our messiest cases especially during our peak season. The leadership at Branded Group is above the rest. They know their team members and each of their strengths. They dedicate time, effort, and resources into keeping their team excited and engaged, and it shines through in their customer service. Thank you Branded Group.

- Madelyn Linhares - Cushman & Wakefield

Branded Group’s communication has exceeded our expectations. Branded Group’s timely updates and quick response time feels like we’re receiving updates directly from onsite technicians. We are kept up-to-date on every work order, which ensures peace of mind that our facilities maintenance issues are being efficiently resolved. We are impressed with the overall performance of the “Be Better” team. Keep it up Branded Group!

- Jon McCurdy - GoPuff

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