Leadership

Nancy Stair Carter (Chief Executive Officer)

Nancy took the helm of Up To Date Laundry Inc. in 1993 and became the major shareholder upon the death for her father in 1994. Nancy has continued the family legacy and built upon what her father started. Up To Date laundry out grew its production facility in 1998 and Nancy relocated the company to its current location which is three times the size of the building where the company began. In 1996 Nancy was listed as one of the top 25 women owned business in Baltimore.

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Mark Carter (President)

Mark Carter joined Up To Date Laundry Inc. in April of 2009 bringing 25 years of leadership experience in various roles within the textile rental and laundry industry. Up To Date named Mark as their President in 2011 and he has been instrumental in leading the dramatic changes within the organization.  He has established Up To Date as the market leader and innovator in the region. Mark is also an active member of the TRSA (Textile Rental Services Association), working on the Strategic Planning committee as well as Healthcare Committee. He is also involved in the ownership group for CSC Network, an independent business purchasing and marketing group. Mark has a MBA from Frostburg State University, and a B.A. in Business and Economics from Western Maryland College in 1986.  He served as the General Manager for the Mid-Atlantic region from 2004- 2009 with G&K Services and he was President of ITSI, a large regional textile rental company from 1990 to 2004.

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Glenn Blucher (Executive Vice President, General Manager)

Glenn Joined Up To Date Laundry Inc. in 2010 and has successfully built and managed customer service and business operations in the healthcare laundry industry for over 28 years. He has led large service organizations and has been the top in his field for many years. He directed the launch of Up To Date Healthcare and UTD Consulting for the company. Glenn has his Green Belt in “Six Sigma” and holds Top Security Clearance at the NSA. He has served as a corporate Service Manager for G& K Services and ITSI.

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Corey Blanton (Senior Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing)

Corey joined Up To Date Laundry Inc. in 2015 and has a proven record in improving operating results and top line growth for over 25 years. He has successfully built business in the hospitality, IT and Industrial laundry industries. He has held positions as the Chief Operating Officer at Cunningham Holdings and the Regional Director of Sales at G&K Services over the last 12 years. Corey attended Central Florida College and studied Business Management.

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Steve Halstead (VP of Operations)

Steve joined Up To Date Laundry Inc. in 2008. He has over 38 years as a leader in the Healthcare laundry industry and has successfully built, improved and led plant operations for G&K Services and ITSI. Steve has completed instruction at the Milliken Production Management Institute in 1998 and Production Management PMI in 1993. He is also a Green Belt in “Six Sigma”. He has managed UTD Consulting for the company and has been instrumental in the expansion of the plant operations and has led many of the GREEN initiatives.

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Jeff Ringley (Director Of Operations)

Jeff Joined Up To Date Laundry Inc. in 2013. He has established himself as a leader in the industry with over 15 years of experience within the healthcare laundry industry. Jeff has held positions as plant manager for Nixon Uniforms and Image First. He is a Certified Plant Laundry Manager, (CPLM) through TRSA, (Textile Rental Services of America) and has lead team in Certifying 5 medical laundry’s as HLAC, (Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Certification) facilitates.

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Brad Minetree (Business Development Executive)

Brad joined Up To Date laundry in 1990 and is the Grandson of the company’s founder William Stair Senior. He has been instrumental in the growth of the company and has established strong relationships with our customer base. He has held several leadership positions for UTD. Brad graduated from the University of West Virginia in 1985 with a K – 12 teaching degree.

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William(Bud) Carter (Chairman of the Board)

Bud brings fifty plus years of leadership experience in the laundry industry.   He is the former Chairman and CEO of Industrial Towel Supply, Inc. (ITSI). Bud spent 40 years revolutionizing the company and it became one of the largest independent laundry’s in in the Baltimore Metropolitan area. ITSI was acquired by G&K Services in 2005. He served on the Board of Directors at Citizens National Bank(a Mercantile affiliate) for many years,  President of Elkridge Rotary Club, and Treasurer of the Milliken Kex Association, a Textile Trade Association. Bud is a great visionary leader and has been instrumental in the evolution of Up To Date Laundry, Inc.

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