Diversified Maintenance Appoints First VP of Diversity & Inclusion

Ciara Lilly Takes Over the Company’s Newly Created Role to Drive Company-Wide D&I Strategy


BIRMINGHAM, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Diversified Maintenance, a leading provider of national facilities maintenance solutions, announced that Ciara Lilly has joined the Company as its first Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion. In this role, Ms. Lilly will be responsible for accelerating the Company’s existing commitment to nurturing a diverse workforce, while leading an enhanced Diversity & Inclusion strategy to foster a culture that is inclusive for everyone. She will work on internal training programs, engage with external networks, actively contribute to developing an environment of creative collaboration and diversity, strengthen relationships with partners, vendors, and suppliers, and be an active part of recruiting programs and employee development initiatives.

Ms. Lilly has the experience and passion to take on this challenge. Over the last eight years, she has been a senior leader of Environmental Service Systems (ESS), a national minority-owned facilities maintenance company and sister company of Diversified Maintenance. In this new role, Ms. Lilly will continue her strategic initiatives with ESS and maintain her involvement in the company’s supplier diversity efforts.

Commenting on the appointment, Neal Pomroy, CEO of Diversified Maintenance, said, “Diversified Maintenance and ESS are committed to maintaining an environment of equality, respect, and inclusiveness. I am confident that Ciara will bring her expertise and passion to further reinforce our foundation of inclusion and collaboration.”

“I am delighted to be taking on this new role,” said Ciara Lilly. She added, “This is an incredible opportunity to lead significant initiatives that carry valuable meaning to me, personally and professionally. I am committed to work compassionately towards enabling each employee to reach their full potential and at the same time, undertake strategic initiatives to enhance ESS and Diversified’s commitment to its customers and communities by creating an equitable and inclusive environment.”

Both ESS and Diversified aim to strengthen its overall commitment to diversity and be a more inclusive company in the future.

About Diversified Maintenance

Diversified Maintenance has been providing client-focused, quality maintenance solutions to facilities across the United States for over 45 years. For more information, visit www.diversifiedm.com.

About ESS

Established in 1998, Environmental Service Systems, LLC provides personalized facility services to clients belonging to a range of industries. For more information about ESS, visit https://www.environmentalss.com/.



Maheen Zaidi

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