Industry Loses Green Cleaning Advocate David Holly

March 1, 2017 Industry Loses Green Cleaning Advocate David Holly

Longtime green cleaning advocate David R. Holly passed away February 21, 2017. He was 60 years old.

A graduate of North Dakota State University, Holly began his career in the jansan industry as a building service contractor. He then joined SC Johnson, parent company of SC Johnson Professional, as a business development manager in 1988. He was named senior marketing manager in 1993 and director of sales and marketing in 1995, a position he held until leaving SC Johnson in 1997.

Holly joined the Ashkin Group in 2001, where he helped form the Green Cleaning University. Holly also co-wrote the book Green Cleaning for Dummies with Stephen Ashkin in 2007. He most recently was a member of Segura and Associates.

Holly is survived by his wife of 22 years, Karen, and two daughters.