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The Emerald Team

Tom Gildred, CEO

  • Tom GildredTom Gildred Tom Gildred, CEO and co-founder of Emerald Textiles, has a passion for making a difference in the businesses and organizations in our region. A San Diego entrepreneur, Tom Gildred built a successful software products and services company and serves on the board of several organizations.
  • Brook Logan Emerald Textiles’ Controller is Brook Logan who comes to us with extensive experience in accounting in large corporate environments. Formerly with Ernst & Young and Eli Lilly and Company she has held several key accounting, management and consulting roles.
  • Dan Leavy Dan Leavy, Director of Customer Service, has over 25 years of experience in the industry, across the U.S. Dan served as General Manager of one of the major commercial laundry services providers in Denver and Phoenix where he led the team to turn around struggling laundry facilities. Dan most recently served as market vice president over San Diego and Phoenix where he was instrumental in achieving high customer satisfaction and retention scores.
  • Victor Heredia Operations Manager Victor Heredia has worked for over 36 years in the laundry industry. He has held the position of Director of Operations for the last 15 years and prior to that he a production manager for over 20 years. Victor has managed more than 15 different processing facilities over his career.
  • Jaye Park Jaye Park, Business Development, has over 30 years of experience with one of the major commercial laundry services providers, primarily focused here in Southern California. Throughout his career, he served in roles across the organization and brings that breadth and depth of experience to Emerald Textiles.


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Falsified Checks Being Sent in Emerald’s Name

You may be searching our site because you received a letter and check in the mail from a source claiming to be Emerald Textiles. We appreciate savvy consumers like you who recognize potential fraudulent activity. 

As you may have suspected, this letter and check did not come from Emerald Textiles, but instead is an attempt to scam consumers. Emerald Textiles is a healthcare linen and laundry services provider, and as such would not provide checks to the public in exchange for them purchasing products or other services.

While these materials did not come from us, we would like to apologize for your inconvenience. We have filed a report with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in an attempt to stop this scam. We encourage you to file a report with the FBI as well at

Thank you again for researching this fraudulent theft attempt. If you have any questions, please contact us at or call 1-619-330-7077.

You can read more about common consumer scams on the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) website.

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