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 customer 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 customer 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 customers 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 customer 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 customer 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 customers.

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 customer, and the community.

One-for-One

By supporting the United Nation’s Global Goal of Building Sustainable Cities and Communities, we are aligned with world leaders who strive for real change locally and globally. Our award-winning social impact program, One-for-One, transforms every completed client service call into volunteer time with Habitat of Humanity and other nonprofit organizations. Together we are building affordable and sustainable homes for deserving families and filling basic community needs.

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 customers 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!

November 16, 2018

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Branded Group Completes Habitat for Humanity Bi-Coastal Build

Employees in Suffolk County, NY and Orange County, CA Participate in Projects for Families of Veterans
Branded Group employees on the east and west coasts recently participated in the company…

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October 23, 2018

A Retail Experience to Remember

If you walk into your favorite retailer, you can easily see that change is in the air. Whether it be the new display cases or bright LED lights or even…

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September 18, 2018

Small Businesses Can Make a Big Difference

Who doesn’t have a fond memory of skipping stones across a clear blue lake? Even if you didn’t do it perfectly, it was easy to see this small…

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August 17, 2018

Plan Now For Your Preventative Maintenance

Most times, when we hear the term, “preventative maintenance,” we tend to think of the regular oil changes and tire rotations in our cars that keep us safe and secure…

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News

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

October 8, 2019

Branded Group Receives Orange County Civic 50 Award for Second Year

Company Recognized for Its Commitment to Community and Corporate Citizenship
The Orange County Business Journal, in partnership with OneOC, recently honored Branded Group as one of Orange County’s 50 most community-minded companies. This is the second year in a row that Branded Group has earned this distinction.

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September 18, 2019

For the Second Year, Branded Group, Inc. Ranks on the Inc. 5000

Branded Group Ranked No. 785 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 700 Percent
Inc. magazine announced that Branded Group is No. 785 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful…

June 21, 2019

Branded Group Completes Second Annual Habitat for Humanity Bicoastal Build

Team Members in New York and California Participate in Projects to Help Local Families
Branded Group employees on the east and west coasts recently participated in the company’s second annual Habitat for Humanity bicoastal build project. The event was facilitated by the respective Habitat for Humanity local chapters in…

May 15, 2019

Branded Group Commemorates World FM Day with Scholarship Announcement

Funding for Technical School Student to Help Bridge the Workforce Gap
In celebration of World FM Day, Branded Group, Inc has announced an annual scholarship commitment of $2,500 to a student at Brownson Technical School, an HVAC Excellence accredited school; one of just five in Calif. Brownson’s program…

May 9, 2019

Branded Group's Adele Read Honored with OneOC Spirit of Volunteerism Award

OneOC recently honored Branded Group Facilities Coordinator Adele Read with a Spirit of Volunteerism Award, which recognizes volunteers for their service to the community. For her commitment to giving back to those most in need, Read, among other nominees, was recently celebrated at the 43nd Annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards…

May 9, 2019

Kiira (Esposito) Belonzi Nominated As a Top Business Woman in Orange County

Branded Group Co-Founder Recognized for Significant Contributions to Company’s Growth
Branded Group Co-Founder and Vice President of Business Development, Kiira (Esposito) Belonzi, has been nominated for the Orange County Business Journal’s 2019 Women in Business Award.  The awards program, entering its 25th year, highlights exceptional female…

April 24, 2019

Branded Group CEO Michael Kurland & President Jon Thomas Named as Semifinalists for EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year® 2019 Orange County Awards Program

Branded Group Founder and CEO Michael Kurland and President Jon Thomas were both recently named as a semifinalists in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2018 Orange County Awards program. The prestigious award recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate outstanding success in areas such as financial performance, innovation and commitment to their…

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

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