Streetplus is revolutionizing the improvement district industry by making Districts cleaner, safer, and friendlier. Our priority is to hire the best ambassadors who have a passion for downtown and understand the importance of making positive impacts daily.
[training] We give them industry leading training and technology structured to enhance services. We hire the right people and place them in the right jobs, resulting in happier ambassadors and more productive accounts.
Some of our friendly Street Team faces from Business Improvement Districts around the country are pictured below:
Fox News Chicago follows Jonathan Boyden one of Streetplus’ Street Team ambassadors on his daily mission of helping make Chicago’s State St. a safe and friendly place to visit.
Streetplus has put together a seasoned team of executives to provide leadership, direction, and support as the company continues to be the premier provider of clean, safe and friendly services to the improvement district industry.
Mr. DeSimone and Mr. Goldberg each have over 20 years of experience in providing services as owners and operators. Mr. Hillard has worked in the industry since 2000. During that time, he has designed, implemented and directed over 100 improvement districts as a senior executive and business owner.
The combined experience of this executive team represents over 75 years of demonstrated experience in providing clean, safe and friendly services to improvement districts. This experience ensures our customers receive the best service in the industry.
Patrick DeSimone, CEO/Finance & Administration
Mr. DeSimone is one of the Founders and Principals of Streetplus and holds the position of Co-Chief Executive Officer. Since its creation in 1991, under his leadership and direction, Streetplus has become the premier provider of clean, safe and friendly services to improvement districts and downtowns across the country.
Prior to founding Streetplus, Mr. DeSimone was a Senior Credit Analyst with the Bank of Tokyo and a Financial Analyst with SNL Securities. He earned his M.B.A from St. John’s University’s Peter J. Tobin College of Business and holds a B.S. in Finance from St. John’s University. Mr. DeSimone is an active member of the International Downtown Association.
David Goldberg, CEO/Operations
Mr. Goldberg is one of the founders and Principals of Streetplus and holds the position Of Co-Chief Executive Officer. David has been instrumental in growing Streetplus into the leading provider of clean and safe services to Business Improvement Districts and downtowns.
Prior to founding Streetplus, David was the Executive Director of the Graham Avenue BID. He earned his B.A. from St. John’s University and attend the Wagner School of Public Service at New York University. He enjoys Skiing and playing Tennis in his spare time.
Steve Hillard, President
Mr. Hillard has been in the service industry for over 25 years overseeing, managing and providing leadership. Steve joined AMC and Streetplus in August 2012 as Principal and President of both. Previously, Steve held the position of President with a service provider specializing in improvement district services. Steve was responsible for technology and training innovations.
Steve's previous positions include Vice President/General Manager of an international security company and Director of Security, Parking and Transportation Services for a national Healthcare Maintenance Organization, and various positions in law enforcement at the local and Federal level.
Steve is an active member with the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) and the International Downtown Association (IDA) where he is a member of the Board of Directors.
Melea Solheim, Vice President, Human Resources and Marketing/Sales
Ms. Solheim has been in the human resources, marketing and sales industry for the past twenty years. During this time, Ms. Solheim has worked closely with senior executives and directors providing direction, oversight and management of several departments with the focus on exceeding company goals and objectives. She has demonstrated experience with human resource compliance, strategic and targeted marketing and sales, and logistics. Previous experience includes holding the position of director of corporate services with a service provider specializing in improvement district services. At Streetplus, Ms. Solheim is responsible for providing consultation to the owners of Streetplus while overseeing the human resources, marketing and sales functions of the company.
Ms. Solheim is an active member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the International Downtown Association (IDA). Her volunteer services include the Coatesville High School Football Booster Club where she serves as the President, providing direction and leadership.
Ken Nakano, Vice President of Operations
Ken joined Streetplus in February 2016. He has over fifteen years of experience working in the improvement district industry, holding various management and leadership positions. Since 2006, Ken held the position of Director of Operations for the Downtown Center Business Improvement District in downtown Los Angeles where he was responsible for overseeing two contract firms responsible for safety and maintenance services. These services were provided by 120 ambassadors. His primary responsibility was to oversee contract safety and maintenance operations, focusing on efficiency, quality, service, training, and effective deployment of resources.
Prior to joining the Downtown Center BID, Ken held positions of Supervisor, Project Manager and Safety Project Manager for improvement districts. Ken is an active member of the Central City Police Boosters and currently hold the board position of Secretary. He is an active member of the International Downtown Association.
Lee Morgan, Customer Service Coordinator
Lee Morgan has over twenty years of experience in management and finance. He holds a M.B.A. in Finance and Economics from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh.
Lee has been employed with Streetplus since 2013 as Customer Service Coordinator.
Eric Corona, Training & Technology Manager
Eric Corona holds an Associate’s degree in Law and Paralegal Studies from the New York City College of Technology and a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice Management from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Eric volunteers as an Auxiliary Police Officer for the New York City Police Department.
Eric has been employed with Streetplus since 2013.
When selecting a contractor for your clean, safe and friendly services, you want a company with experience and stellar recommendations. Streetplus is that company. We’ve provided services to the improvement district industry 1991, longer than any other company. More importantly, we still provide services to our first customer: Steinway Astoria Partnership. That’s twenty-four years!
Streetplus is contracted by many outstanding business improvement districts around the USA. These districts and Streetplus work together to create clean, safe, friendly places to live, visit, and conduct business. In this space, Streetplus will feature a sampler of those business improvement districts to recognize the great work they have accomplished.
South Park Business Improvement District
The South Park BID works relentlessly to ensure the Southwest corner of Downtown Los Angeles is clean, safe and ever-improving. Our Clean and Safety Teams, who are easily recognized by their signature forest green South Park uniforms, patrol South Park 24-hours a day, seven days a week to ensure a positive experience for visitors and residents. southpark.la
Union Square Partnership
The Union Square Partnership is committed to bringing a diverse retail mix to better serve the Union Square neighborhood. The USP takes pride in promoting Union Square as one of New York City’s premier neighborhood destinations.
USP provides a variety of services to over 70,000 residents, 150,000 employees and 40,000 students that live and work in the Union Square neighborhood. unionsquarenyc.org
Reading Downtown Improvement District
The Reading Downtown Improvement District is focused on creating a vital, productive and commercially active environment in downtown Reading. DID provides cleaning, security and marketing services for a specially designated commercial district in the city, and also sponsors several events and activities throughout the year. DID continually strives to make downtown Reading a cleaner, safer and more inviting place to live, work and www.downtownreading.com
Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership
The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District, formed in 2006, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance the area’s reputation as one of New York’s most vital and exciting neighborhoods. This is accomplished by maintaining a clean and safe environment for the district’s businesses, residents, and visitors; by spearheading area improvement projects; and by marketing the diverse business and retail options in this vibrant and historic neighborhood. www.flatirondistrict.nyc
The Lincoln Square BID provides services critical to a vibrant neighborhood and business atmosphere -- security, supplemental sanitation and area maintenance, beautification / public improvements, advocacy and raising the District's visibility.
A full quarter of our operating budget is allocated to keeping Lincoln Square spotless! The BID contracts Streetplus, which provides the employees who make up the Clean Team. Dedicated, loyal, hardworking, and committed to excellence -- that's the Lincoln Square BID Clean Team! lincolnsquarebid.org
Chicago Loop Alliance
The Chicago Loop Alliance mission: Strive for constant and continued improvements to the cleanliness, beautification, safety, and maintenance of the Loop (streets, sidewalks and common areas). Support systemic, comprehensive solutions to addressing the issues of homelessness in Downtown Chicago. Enhance the clean and beautification programs and increase program visibility. Assist in enforcement of regulations intended to improve street safety and the Loop experience, prioritizing problem areas. loopchicago.com
Streetplus is looking for brilliant people committed to transforming an industry. Our regional offices and local accounts are hiring for a variety of positions, including cleaning ambassadors, safety ambassadors, licensed social service workers, hospitality ambassadors, team leaders, supervisors and managers. Specific job openings vary from account to account. Please fill out and submit our job application to find out more about career opportunities with Streetplus.
Streetplus is committed to hiring veterans and their family members. Many veterans are working as Ambassadors for Streetplus across the United States and we’re honored to have them representing our company and customers. Working as an Ambassador is an ideal job for military personnel transitioning from active duty or for reservists. Like our military, Streetplus values training, commitment and dedication.