Over the years our leaders have demonstrated a passion for industry excellence and client relationships throughout the entire company. They’ve pushed our teams so that we can rise to any challenge.
A serial entrepreneur, investor, and seasoned executive with decades of experience in commercial real estate. Mr. Aginsky managed a complex commercial real estate portfolio of assets for global investors including the development of two major hotels.
Prior to that Mr. Aginsky advised high-profile private companies in the U.S. and abroad on multi-million debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, new market entries and other cross-border business transactions.
Mr. Aginsky holds an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management and is a graduate of the OPM Program at Harvard Business School.
Vice President of Operations
Stephen brings more than 20 years of experience in operations, business development and planning to his role with Atlas Facilities Maintenance, with a particular expertise in generating growth.
A holder of an MBA from the Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester, Stephen has worked for internationally-recognized organizations as diverse as AIG, Wyndham Worldwide and The Walt Disney Company before joining Team Atlas.
As Vice President of Operations, Stephen's focus will be on continuing to ensure that Atlas delivers outstanding standards of service to our customers, together with actively pursuing opportunities to growth and increase the range of services that we can offer.
Director of Sales
Born and raised in a small town in the Willamette Valley, Chris has been a lifelong Oregonian and is proud of his Pacific NW roots. Living in a small town, Chris became aware of the importance of small-to-medium sized businesses to the community. This early recognition helped fuel his belief that these companies are the heart and soul of the country.
This passion led Chris through college at Oregon State University
and on to careers with many companies across the region such as Precision Countertops, A-dec, and Fry's Electronics. Through the stops in his career Chris consistently lead teams that increased revenue, improved customer satisfaction, and helped each company grow to new heights.
Regional Vice President - California
Ms. Kithali Jayawickreme, Justice of Peace is the Regional Vice President - California for Atlas Facilities Maintenance. She holds a Bachelor of Business in Management and Marketing from Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia and also possesses a Diploma in Management Law.
Over a 14-year career, she has earned a proven track record of success in the fields of Operations, Sales and the Facility and Asset Management sector in Sri Lanka (working in both the private & Government sectors). Ms Jayawickreme also has expertise in Human Resources, Background Verification and Legal Relations.
Outside of work, she is also an active youth & environmental activist.
Vice President of Business Development
Nicole brings both a business and healthcare background to the team. With over 20 years’ experience working in hospitals, Nicole’s background as an RN ensures we stay up to date on the latest infection prevention techniques for our customers.
She is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) and has worked in Infection Prevention, Process Improvement and Quality at the enterprise level for a large hospital system. Nicole is a results-driven leader ensuring Atlas brings best practice standards into the quality service we provide.
In 2017, Nicole turned her passion for blockchain technology as a cryptocurrency miner into a successful consulting business, founding CryptoConsultz in 2017. She’s consulted in business development for blockchain companies, including Graft.Network, Cold Storage Coins and TF Blockchain, effectively facilitating strategic partnerships through industry outreach and alliances.
Nicole received her education from the University of Washington and Linfield College. She’s a Portland-Metro native and proud to call the PNW home.
Business Development Manager
Maurice has worked in marketing, business development, and customer service for over 30 years, with a targeted emphasis on building relationships. He has been able to build long-term business rapport for prestigious companies like Apple, Office Depot and Wells Fargo.
He is proud to have created millions of dollars in sales and continues to ensure great service and products to make his customers profitable, while introducing improvements and money saving options. Maurice always goes above and beyond to achieve his business goals and create value for all stakeholders.
Operations Manager - Oregon
Chris serves as the Operations Manager for Oregon and SW Washington State. Joining Team Atlas in 2021, Chris brings nearly 30 years of experience serving in senior management roles.
Educated at the University of Alaska Anchorage, he has worked all across North America in the food and beverage industries, including in Alaska, North Dakota, Florida, Texas and, most-recently, Oregon.
Outside of work, Chris is a proud family man, who has a particular love of the great outdoors, counting woodworking, hunting, fishing and camping among his hobbies.
Operations Manager - Washington
Lucas Reese is currently the Operations Manager in the State of Washington. He has been with the company for 5 years. He really enjoys the close-knit family-like atmosphere that has been created within Atlas, from the owner, office personnel, and the employees in the field. Lucas strives to ensure that the services performed by AFM are top notch. He enjoys the daily interaction with clients and fellow employees.
Lucas has over 10 years of managing various operations ranging from sports leagues as an Athletic Director and as an Operations Manager with Atlas Facilities Maintenance. Lucas has a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his family.
Like any successful business, ours is nothing without our people. Without them, we’d be just another cleaning, landscape, or maintenance company. With them, our results and performance go beyond our clients’ expectations and provide a quality that you can trust.
That said, we pick our staff with precision. We don’t want people that can just do the job. We want professionals who are hungry to build relationships and who are qualified to handle any task thrown their way. Our mission, after all, is to continue to innovate the industry while growing side-by-side with our clients – and we’re eager to find others who can grow with us.