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.

Logo of Young Entrepreneur Council at ForbesMichael 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!

June 25, 2021

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Top 10 California Handyman Service and Repair Requests By Facility Managers

Facility managers almost always have multiple vendor needs reflective of the huge responsibilities they have. The simple reality is that more California handyman service providers are needed than are available…

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June 23, 2021

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How To Manage Lumber Costs With Commercial Handyman Repair Services

As we’re sure you know by now, the price of lumber skyrocketed upwards of 300% due to the pandemic. And, it’s not just lumber: everything from drywall to…

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June 22, 2021

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4 Reasons Why Using a Facility Management Company to Hire a Handyman Company Is More Effective

Facilities management is the most significant task facing property owners. At times, coordinating the countless services you need can be overwhelming. That is especially true if you need to vet…

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June 20, 2021

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3 Causes Why Facility Managers Struggle Finding A Reliable California Handyman

For facility managers in California, there’s no end to the ongoing maintenance and repair requirements for these commercial buildings. Things just keep coming up, and interviewing a new California…

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News

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

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…

May 19, 2021

Michael Kurland of Branded Group: “Never be complacent about anything”

Lastly, never be complacent about anything. Even if you think your company is running smoothly, look for ways to make it better. As part of our series called “5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Began Leading My Company” I had the pleasure of interviewing Michael Kurland. An…

April 8, 2021

Branded Group Receives Multiple Awards For Its BeBetter Culture

Recognition for Workplace Practices and Social Impact Programs
Orange, Calif. (April 8th, 2021) – Branded Group Founder and CEO Michael Kurland recently announced that his company has received multiple awards highlighting the organization’s company culture and social impact programs.

“I’m proud the Branded Group team who have gone above…

April 8, 2021

BeBetter With Michael Kurland Podcast Seeks Purpose-Driven Leaders for Season Four

Award-winning CEO Informs and Inspires with Weekly Podcast
Orange, CA. (Apr. 8th, 2021) – Branded Group Founder and CEO Michael Kurland recently announced that he is seeking guests for Season Four of his podcast, “BeBetter with Michael Kurland.” In the fourth season, Michael will be speaking to purpose-driven leaders…

November 12, 2020

Branded Group IT Administrator Michelle Gonzalez earns FM Champion Recognition

Connex Champions of FM recognizes individuals in the facility maintenance industry who have gone above and beyond in 2020. Branded Group is proud to announce that Michelle Gonzalez, IT Administrator, has been named a 2020 FM Champion! In the recent publication of Connexus, learn how Michelle’s passion for technology…

October 20, 2020

Branded Group Receives Great Place to Work® Certification for Third Year

Social Impact Programs and Community Focus Drive High Scores
Orange, Calif. (Oct. 20th, 2020) – Branded Group Founder and CEO Michael Kurland recently announced that his company has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work® for the third consecutive year. The company, once…

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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